Saturday short film

Directed by Phillip Crosby Starring Shanice Stewart Jones, Alan Thorpe, Dan March, Lainey Shaw, Kathryn Worth Short Film Review by Rachel Pullen The evolution of man is something we have all pondered about, whether you be of the scientific persuasion, believing that we developed from apes, or you might indulge in the idea that a…

Forever Under Siege

Written and Directed by Stacey Stone Interviews by Diane Mellen Documentary Film Review by Chris Olson In an enhancement of Stacey Stone’s collective documentary works on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) comes her most affecting piece yet. Forever Under Siege is a brutally honest exploration of the reintegration process experienced by American war veterans, examining…

The Disaster Artist

★★★★ Directed by James Franco Starring James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen Film Review by Hannah Sayer The making of one of the worst films ever made transforms into one of the best comedies of the year in James Franco’s The Disaster Artist. Based on Greg Sestero’s novel The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The…

Heroin(e) Netflix documentary

Directed by Elaine McMillion Netflix Film Review by Kirsty Asher Heroin(e) is a short documentary produced exclusively for Netflix as part of their Netflix Originals documentary contingent, and focuses on the post-industrial town of Huntington, West Virginia. The reason for doing so would seemingly be that this town has been devastated by the opioid epidemic…

The October Flowers indie film

★★ Directed by Clay Moffatt Written by Clay Moffatt and Aaron Saltou Starring Aiyana Irwin, Frank Prell, Jean McKay, Adam Berardi, Bill Connor, Greg Lutz, Sean Dillingham, Jessica Y. Martin, William Kenny, Tif Coleman Indie Film Review by Chris Olson Supernatural mystery The October Flowers from filmmaker Clay Moffatt is a tale of life and…

Brave the Past short film

Written and Directed by Ryan Felberbaum Starring Ricardo BazoShort Film Review by Rachel Pullen William Tecumseh Sherman famously once said ”War is hell” and quiet rightly so, causing thousands of deaths as well as putting countries into debt, war can present a whole host of psychological issues for those involved, which is of course commonly…

La Belle Folie short film

Written and Directed by Ruth Pickett Starring Anna Koval, Sophie Pelham, Ed Aczel, Michael Roche Short Film Review by George Nash Aspiring young actress Cressida takes her job very seriously. In an attempt to prove she has what it takes to land a role in an esteemed Beauty and the Beast production, she stars in…

Breathe

★★★★ Directed by Andy Serkis Written by William Nicholson Starring Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Tom Hollander & Hugh Bonnerville BFI London Film Festival Review by Dean Pettipher Every time they enter the movie theatre, audiences willingly accept and embrace tremendous mismatches between what is claimed and what is. The barriers of tolerance vary greatly from…

3 awesome Short Film Trailers

Film Feature by Chris Olson Amid the chaos and noise of the movie industry, getting attention to the little guys can be difficult…and by little guys I simply mean in terms of industry power. Here at UK Film Review we review and promote movies of all kinds, from the biggest theatrical releases to the tiniest…