Better Call Saul

“When the going gets tough, you don’t want a criminal lawyer”, Jesse Pinkman informed Walter White way back in Breaking Bad’s second season, “you want a ‘criminal’ lawyer”. If...

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey opens with Harley Quinn’s (Margot Robbie) break-up with the Joker. Freed from its connections to Suicide Squad (2016), the film is able to embark upon its own bold direction: a very...

The Lighthouse

From a screen of thick grey fog, a light slowly fades through, before a barren island comes into view. Two lighthouse keepers, long-time master Thomas Wick (Willem Dafoe) and new recruit Ephraim...

Bombshell

What happens when victims are “unlikeable”? The 2016 sexual assault allegations against Fox News chairman Roger Ailes unearthed the long-assumed but carefully-guarded toxic workspace of...

Cats

Susan Sontag once defined ‘Camp’ as being ‘a seriousness that fails’. On all fronts, Cats is obviously a failure, but the question iss how intentional it all is. After all, it’s impossible...

The Canary and the Crow review

Theatre is sometimes a place of escapism, but it can also be a form of self-expression. There’s a tension between slipping into character and standing out as yourself. This dilemma was especially...

Chamberlain: Peace in our Time

 WW2 undoubtedly remains one of the most important points in world history. It was a war that changed everything, culturally and politically, in both Britain and abroad. But Chamberlain: Peace in...