Fahrenheit 11/9 review – Michael Moore’s impassioned latest documentary examines the political landscape that gave rise to Trump

Matthew Turner 15 October 2018 Michael Moore’s impassioned latest documentary examines the political landscape that gave rise to Trump Inverting the title of 2004’s Fahrenheit 9/11, Michael Moore‘s latest documentary is a blistering state of the union address that takes aim at both President Trump and the broken political system that lead to his election….

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween review

Katherine McLaughlin 15 October 2018 The sequel to the 2015 family fantasy film is a join-the-dots story of a malevolent ventriloquist’s dummy Demonic dolls have been a horror staple from The Devil Doll (1936) to the recent Annabelle series. Now, the presence of evil ventriloquist’s dummy Slappy (voiced by Jack Black) lends a manic, creepy…

Science Fair review – Heart-warming documentary following gifted international students as they compete at the annual International Science and Engineering Fair

Matthew Turner 15 October 2018 Heart-warming documentary following gifted international students as they compete at the annual International Science and Engineering Fair A heart-warming, competition-based documentary in the style of Spellbound, Mad Hot Ballroom and Sounds Like Teen Spirit, Science Fair follows several gifted students as they prepare to enter the prestigious International Science and…

Halloween review – David Gordon Green steps into the directors chair for this solid sequel to John Carpenter’s 1978 slasher classic

Nikki Baughan 15 October 2018 David Gordon Green steps into the directors chair for this solid sequel to John Carpenter’s 1978 slasher classic Forty years after John Carpenter’s 1978 original helped reinvigorate the ailing big-screen horror genre, director David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, Manglehorn, Stronger) reanimates the slasher classic for a new generation. In blending…

The World of Hans Zimmer to tour the UK in 2019

Becki Crossley 15 October 2018 Symphonic celebration of the world famous composer’s works comes to Wembley, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow The latest touring show from Hans Zimmer, The World of Hans Zimmer – A Symphonic Celebration, comes to the UK for four dates in March 2019. Tickets for the shows go on sale at 10am…

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs review

Matthew Turner 12 October 2018 LFF 2018: The Coen Brothers present a stunning, haunting six-part Old West anthology Originally intended as a multi-part television series, the new, Netflix-backed Coen Brothers movie has instead become an anthology film, comprising six stories of the American Old West. Each tale is presented as a chapter in a dusty…