Sorry to Bother You film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Boots Riley Starring: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Steven Yeun, Armie Hammer, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick Film Review by: Hope Madden The stars are aligning for Boots Riley. The vocalist and songwriter for The Coup—the funkiest radical socialist band you’re likely to find—has managed to produce a wild and relevant satire of capitalism…

Mountain film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Jennifer Peedom Starring: Willem Dafoe Film Review by: George Wolf   “How big a screen ya got?”   That’s what you need to be asking for Mountain, a nature documentary that puts the breathtake in breathtaking.   Director and co-writer Jennifer Peedom provides a majestic canvas for the truly stunning cinematography of…

Going for Golden Eye short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★★ Directed by: Jim Miskell Written by: Jim Miskell Starring: Martin Harris, Mark Edmonds, David Doak, Karl Hilton & Duncan Botwood Indie Film Review by: Dean Pettipher Few groups are as misunderstood as gamers. No medium has been misjudged quite like videogames. Jim Miskell’s spectacularly hilarious mockumentary, Going for Golden Eye (2018), achieves top scores in…

Leave No Trace film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Debra Granik Starring: Ben Foster, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie Film Review by: George Wolf In her first feature since 2010’s gripping Winter’s Bone, writer/director Debra Granik is again focused on souls living on the rural fringes and scraping out a hardscrabble, under-the-radar existence.   But with Leave No Trace, any sinister, menacing layers have…

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★ Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathryn Hahn Film Review by: Rachel Willis   These days, whenever an animated movie is released, it’s a near guarantee it will become a franchise. A few of these sequels are as good or better than the originals that spawned them, but most of them aren’t.    There’s…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Morgan Neville Starring: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, Francois Clemmons,  Film Review by: Hope Madden   The world did not deserve Fred Rogers.   A loving and tender soul if ever there was one, Fred Rogers saw children not as future consumers, but as vulnerable human beings who needed to know they had…

Skyscraper film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★ Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Roland Moller, Chin Han Film Review by: George Wolf   My wife says if I can’t get through this without mentioning Die Hard, I owe her ten bucks.   So how much will The Towering Inferno cost me?   Get over it, right? Those are decades old….

Prog rockers Goblin prepare to send chills down spines at two live soundtrack shows

Henry Northmore 12 July 2018 Claudio Simonetti and Dario Argento The band’s leader Claudio Simonetti talks about bringing cult classics horror films scores to the Edinburgh Fringe It starts with twinkling bells and a heavy resonating bass, before you hear gargled ‘la la la’ vocals. This creepy nursery rhyme sound makes way for synths and…

Breath film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Simon Baker Starring: Simon Baker, Samson Coulter, Ben Spence Film Review by: Hope Madden   Quiet poetry is hardly what we’ve come to expect from a surf movie. But actor-turned-director Simon Baker offers exactly that in his elegantly familiar coming-of-age story, Breath.   Based on Tim Winton’s novel, the film follows two mates…

Humdrum short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Tom HardenStarring: Stefan KabrowskiShort Film Review by: Bruna Foletto Lucas As the name of the film suggests, Humdrum is about the lack of excitement about life and the ordeal of the daily routine.    The short film is beautifully shot and told through the main character’s point of view. We follow him as…