Only God Knows short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★ Directed by: Sunny Dhillon Written by: Sunny Dhillon Starring: Sunny Dhillon, John Hutch, Laila Phillips and Darren Swain Short Film Review by: Hannah Sayer Sunny Dhillon’s short film Only God Knows has played across the festival circuit and sees him take on the roles of writer, director and actor. He plays a once top…

Five Fingers for Marseilles film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Michael Matthews Starring: Vuyo Dabula, Hamilton Dhlamini Film Review by: Rachel Willis   How does one make a film that’s uniquely South African yet still feels like an American western? Director Michael Matthews and writer Sean Drummond answer that question with the stunning Five Fingers for Marseilles.   From the beginning, Matthews evokes…

Hurricane short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★★ Directed by: Christiano Dias Starring: Corey Page, Lisa Roumain and David Jay Short Film Review by: Annie Vincent An eerie peep into post-Cold War paranoia, Hurricane, is gripping yet thoroughly uncomfortable viewing. Intelligently scripted and beautifully produced, it is a high-quality short that will draw audiences in, though they may wish it hadn’t.  …

The Predator film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★ Directed by: Shane Black Starring: Boyd Holbrooke, Olivia Munn, Jacob Tremblay, Sterling K. Brown, Trevante Rhodes, Keegan-Michael Key, Thomas Jane Film Review by: Hope Madden   Shane Black loves him some Eighties, doesn’t he? The over-the-top machismo, the sentimentality, the tasteless and insensitive one-liners—the writer/director revels in every opportunity to splash those (and some blood…

The Bookshop film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★ Directed by: Isabel Coixet Starring: Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, Bill Nighy, Honor Kneafsey Film Review by: Rachel Willis The Bookshop is not what you might imagine. Adapted from the novel of the same name by Penelope Fitzgerald, one might expect a sentimental, feel-good film about the power of books to open-up closed minds. That’s…

Bungee short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★★Directed by: Michael BeddoesStarring: Lydia King, Richard SoamesShort Film Review by: Darren Tilby   Reaching the age of 30 is considered a milestone of adulthood and can be daunting at the best of times: throw in the fact most people have a socially pre-conceived notion of where in life they should be or a self-imposed…

Kidnap Me indie film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★ Written and Directed by: Ross Aitken and James Browning Starring: Daniel Curshen, Genna Foden, Ross F Sutherland, Ray Whelan, Tom Bonington Indie Film Review by: Hannah Sayer With a tagline describing the film as “A Black Comedy about Sex, Lies and Gaffer Tape”, Ross Aitken and James Browning’s Kidnap Me follows a couple trying…