Vesper short film

Directed by Keyvan Sheikhalishahi Starring Agnès Godey, Götz Otto and Keyvan SheikhalishahiShort Film Review by Annie Vincent With a compelling blurb, Vesper promises an intriguing psychological rollercoaster, but unfortunately, it does veer a little off course. Vesper opens interestingly enough: a middle aged woman, Marge (Godey), is visited by her teenage nephew, Christian (Sheikhalishahi), who…

Embracing Shadows short film

Directed by Taversia Starring Taversia, Alexander McCoy, and Leopoldo Hernandez Jr Short Film Review by Owen Herman As mental health is becoming increasingly talked about, art is beginning to explore it in more depth and in more interesting ways. Embracing Shadows is part of this trend, a unique student film that looks at depression and…

The Cloverfield Paradox Netflix film review

★★★ Directed by Julius Onah Starring Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki Netflix Film Review by Brian Degning One of the most interesting things about the ‘Cloverfield’ franchise so far has been it’s exceptional marketing. From the original ‘Cloverfield’ to it’s (not quite) sequel ‘10 Cloverfield Lane’ we were never sure what we were getting, but we…

Filmmaker Feature with Actor Evelyn Lockley

Filmmaker Feature by Chris Olson Tell us a bit about the new short film, Blackout, and who you play in it? I play Grace, a young Irish girl growing up in London. The film centres around Grace, and her struggle to care for her mother. It’s a film about family, mental health, and how difficult…

Fifty Shades Freed film review

★ Directed by James Foley Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan Film Review by Matt Weiner Boiling down the Fifty Shades movies into a capsule summary has always felt a bit like playing Mad Libs with a head injury, and Fifty Shades Freed gleefully continues the trend. Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey (Dakota Johnson and Jamie…

Black Panther film review

★★★★★ Directed by Ryan Coogler Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira Film Review by Hope Madden & George Wolf Ryan Coogler’s stunning first feature, 2013’s Fruitvale Station, proved his instincts as a storyteller. It also made apparent the force of nature that is Michael B. Jordan. That the two could go…

Peter Rabbit film review

★★★★ Directed by Will Gluck Starring James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, Daisy Ridley, Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki Film Review by Christie Robb Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, some gatecrashing, a tense dude named McGregor, and a pervasive lack of pants. But Will Gluck’s Peter Rabbit is a bit of a…

Jurassic Park to tour UK with live orchestra, here’s how to get tickets

Craig Angus 14 February 2018 Classic dinosaur film to have its soundtrack brought to life by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra Classic film Jurassic Park is to tour across the UK with a live orchestra to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Tickets for the tour go on sale at 10am on Fri 16 Feb. The classic…