Reviews

The Invisible Man

Content Warning: domestic abuse, gaslighting.    The Invisible Man: a true psychological thriller. With twists and turns abundant, the film is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat for its entire runtime. Elisabeth Moss gives a...

Five Guys a Week

Five Guys a Week arrives on our screens as a composite of reality TV excess and perversion. Blending Love is Blind, Come Dine with Me and your most horrific fever dream, the show is Channel 4’s latest contribution to the television dating canon,...

Dark Waters

If this film doesn’t enrage or terrify you, I cannot imagine what will. With the environmental impacts of human activity under constant (and much-needed) scrutiny, Dark Waters tells the harrowing true story of how unfettered greed led to one of...

All The Bright Places

Content warning: this article mentions suicide, bipolar disorder and death  All the Bright Places joins the growing sub-genre of YA movies concerned with the difficult topics of mental illness, death, and mourning.  The story revolves around...

Show Me The Picture

Alfred George Bailey’s Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall is a documentary portrait of the American photographer. Marshall is considered by many to be ‘the Godfather’ of music photography, having photographed legendary events such...

Cult Column: Good Time

Have you ever seen a film that’s an incredibly fun watch but makes you want to pause to take in just how disgusting its contents are? If that sounds appealing, it’s time for you to watch Good Time.   Josh and Benny Safdie have had their...

Emma

Handsome, clever and rich: these are the adjectives used to describe Emma Woodhouse that flash on the screen before the film starts. They appropriately also introduce the characteristics of the film itself. Autumn de Wilde, a director known mostly...

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