Category: Movies

Review: Shot Caller

A criminal is made, not born. Character arcs are compelling for a reason; we’re fascinated by change. It’s difficult to be compelled by a...

Review: Sweet Virginia

As a character, the ‘psychopath’ is one of the most overused and misunderstood figures on screen; if a writer requires a demonic genius to...

Review: the Post

The phrase ‘backwards and in heels’ was derived from an anecdote by cartoonist Bob Thaves in 1982. Specifically, the cartoon stated that Ginger Rogers...

Review: Sweet Country

This review contains some spoilers. The most apt way of describing Sweet Country (directed by Warwick Thornton) is a strange cross between To Kill...

Review: Breathe

Breathe is a dramatic biopic starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy. The film is also the directorial debut of Andy Serkis (yes, the motion...

Review: Blockbuster

Blockbuster features two young women who bond while escaping danger. Liza Nifontova (Svetlana Ustinova), discontented TV presenter, is taken hostage by Natasha Tulpanova (Anna...

Review: Blade Runner 2049

I went into the cinema with a lot of apprehension. Was I even going to enjoy myself? The original Blade Runner was my favourite...

Review: Detour

What if you could split yourself and exist in two parallel universes, never knowing about the existence of the ‘other you’, where you could...