His Dark Materials

The Phillip Pullman series known for its animal-familiar daemons and interrogation of religion has made it to the screen for the second (and hopefully last) time. Criticised by Spectator writer James Delingpole as an “an extended, bitter rant against Christianity disguised as children’s entertainment”, hopefully the wider audience will bring to light that the books […]

Film Reviews

The Little Stranger

With the sound of a razor cutting across a cheek, director Lenny Abrahamson sets the tone for his gothic drama The Little Stranger. Based on the 2009 novel by Sarah Waters, the film tells the story of Doctor Faraday (Domhnall Gleeson), a country physician with a lifelong obsession for Hundreds Hall — an 18th century […]