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Film review: Peterloo

Film review: Peterloo

Based on the horrifying massacre of civilians by British troops at Peter’s Field in Manchester in 1819 (dubbed ‘Peterloo’ in mockery of the battle of Waterloo) Mike Leigh’s Peterloo is a lavish historical production. From the outset, the film’s production design is …read more

Film review: Widows

Film review: Widows

With his last film being the multi award-winning 12 Years a Slave, it’s fair to say that the expectation for Widows, the latest film from Steve McQueen, was fairly high. If you add writer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) and an incredibly talented …read more

Film review: Hunter Killer

Film review: Hunter Killer

Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman star in the new naval thriller, Hunter Killer. But can these super stars deliver on the action? Read on… The summer blockbuster season is here again and Gerard Butler is back on our screens  with… …read more

Film review: Bad Times at the El Royale

Film review: Bad Times at the El Royale

With an A-list cast and an acclaimed director behind the lens, Bad Times at the El Royale promises to be a topsy-turvy thriller, but does it deliver? Read on to find out… It has been said that whilst getting the …read more

Film review: Mandy

Film review: Mandy

Featuring an A-List cast, a script that’s an exercise in non-stop craziness, and a stellar score, Mandy is a horror thrill ride like no other. Read our thoughts below… Nicolas Cage seems to be unfazed by appearing in lower budget …read more

Film review: Halloween

Film review: Halloween

Welcome back to Haddonfield… It has been nine years for those amongst us craving the return of none other than the original OG of slasher horror movies;  Michael Myers. The last time we got to experience a Michael Myers movie …read more

Film review: A Star Is Born

Film review: A Star Is Born

Lights, camera, action! The stars are here – or more to the point, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are – in this example of how to sprinkle a breath of fresh air over a film not once but three times …read more

Film review: The Predator

Film review: The Predator

A cult classic is back, but how does it measure up to the original? Read on to find out our thoughts on The Predator… Growing up in the 80’s, it’s difficult for me not to have a soft spot for …read more

Film review: Avengers Infinity War

Film review: Avengers Infinity War

So here we are, 10 years on, 18 movies, huge amount of laughs, massive budgets and more action than any venture into the Marvel world has been able to shake Thor’s hammer at in the past. But can Avengers: Infinity …read more

Film review: Death Wish

Film review: Death Wish

“What would you do to protect your family?” is the tagline to this remake of the 1974 film “Death Wish”, originally starring Charles Bronson. As remakes go, they can be mainly ghastly and few rarely go on to be a …read more