Reviews

Parasite

Where do I even begin with this film? Parasite is entertaining yet intelligent, intense yet hilarious, and above all, totally inventive. Director Bong Joon-ho has said that the less one knows about the plot, the better. I happen to agree, and will...

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 loose adaptation of its comic book counterparts (a...

Anne With an E

Anne with an E might not be an obvious choice for a Netflix night in. You may expect a period drama, based on a classic children’s book Anne of Green Gables, to be predictable and preachy. But the show proves to be the opposite. An unorthodox...

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 Wilson (Robert Pattinson) are sailing towards their...

Sex Education Season 2

The first season of Sex Education establishes the show as one which is unafraid to tackle the intricacies of teenage relationships and sexuality with a certain wit and charm, and thankfully season two is no different. Otis (Asa Butterfield), our...

Bad Boys for Life

Michael Bay, the man responsible for a whole host of explosion-filled crimes against cinema such as the long running Transformers franchise, was never going to somehow suddenly conjure up perfection with Bad Boys for Life. His latest work won’t go...

A Hidden Life

Terence Malick’s latest film depicts the true story of Austrian conscientious objector Franz Jägerstätter, who refuses to declare an oath of allegiance to Hitler and fight for the Nazis. A heart-wrenching tale of sacrifice and heroism in the...

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