Category: Film & TV

The Mountain Between Us: A Star-studded Lukewarm Romance?

When two strangers charter a small plane in the midst of a looming storm, crashing into Utah’s mountainous wilderness in mid-winter was not what they expected. Alex (Kate Winslet) and Ben (Idris Elba) must work together to survive, but as...

/ 14th November 2017

The Ritual: Memorial Holiday Gone Wrong?

  A standard horror that does it job of thrilling and scaring audiences while offering a lesson on friendship. Although The Ritual hasn’t given anything new in the world of the horror genre, the British film commitment to deliver a...

/ 27th October 2017

Blade Runner: 2049, An Open Letter to Sceptics

Are you one of those purists, refusing to see the new Blade Runner film because you believe that the original was a one-off that can never be replicated? Or are you someone who is completely baffled by the whole ‘Blade...

/ 27th October 2017

Kingsman: The Overhyped Circle

In 2014 Kingsman: The Secret Service hit the cinema screens. And when I say hit – I mean demolished. The comic book adaptation was an unknown franchise to most film-goers, but the combination of Vaughn’s innovative way to shoot fight...

/ 26th October 2017

A Snapshot in the Film Industry: Kenneth Branagh

With ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ chugging around the corner, it’s time to take a look at director, Kenneth Branagh’s previous directorial departures. Kenneth Branagh is an acclaimed actor, who everybody seems to know; whether that be from his recent...

/ 26th October 2017

Cabin in the Woods: The Perfect Trick this Halloween

Five friends head into the forest on a remote vacation. On arrival, their joyful break takes a dark turn, as the cabin’s horrors and mysteries begin to reveal themselves. 2017 marks the 5th anniversary of Cabin in the Woods, and...

/ 23rd October 2017

Three Movies for the Perfect Fright Night

I think it’s a universally accepted truth that Christmas can’t be complete without Home Alone playing on the TV. It’s a classic, it’s a tradition and we all love it for a reason. There are some traditional Halloween films that...

/ 20th October 2017

Pink Sari Revolution: A Snapshot of Societal Struggle

At one point in Suba Das’ Pink Sari Revolution, lead character Sampat Pal (terrifically played by Syreeta Kumar) says “don’t be wishy-washy about rape” – it’s the pervading message in this adaptation of Amana Fontanella-Khan’s novel, a story of outdated...

/ 19th October 2017