Reviews

Have A Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

Donick Cary’s Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics is by no means the first honest documentary about psychedelic drugs that exists, but it is probably the first to break rapidly into the mainstream. For so many people, this will be their...

The Assistant

Content warning: Sexual assault, rape As Harvey Weinstein finally faces spending the rest of his days rotting in a prison cell, the world is still reeling from the revelations that shocked both Hollywood and the world alike and spawned the #MeToo...

Love Wedding Repeat… Love Wedding Delete

Netflix’s Love Wedding Repeat is the latest romantic comedy from writer-director Dean Craig, exploring the impact of a seating plan on the various fates of its colourful cast of characters. Although the palatial Italian setting and classical...

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...

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