It didn't take that long, in the grand scheme of things, for J. K. Rowling to come back to the wizarding world. Even director David Yates is back in on board after his four Harry Potter stints and is set to direct the next four Fantastic Beasts movies. Yes, that's right, they are already saying…Read more Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review – The Wizarding World Is Back
Have you ever had one of those moments when your personal view on something seems to be at odds with what everyone else is thinking? To the point where you almost don't think you should say anything? You think 'I'll just keep quiet and perhaps no-one will ask'. Doesn't work when you decide to write…Read more Arrival Review – Sci-Fi That’s Not What You Think
Chess might not be an obvious choice for a documentary. Many people consider it 'boring' (a word that will define our generation I think), but Magnus sets out to show that it isn't. It follows Norwegian chess sensation Magnus Carlsen as he becomes a Grandmaster at just 13 and a two-time World Champion at 25.…Read more Magnus Review – It’s A Check Mate For This Documentary
Director Kangmin Kim's (Greatest Party Story Ever Told, Visit (Short)) Deer Flower has been selected by 43 film festivals worldwide including the prestigious Sundance, Aspen Shortfest and Palm Springs Short Film Festival. This animation film has already won eight awards, including two Oscar qualifying festivals wins, Best Animation Short Award at Melbourne International Film Festival…Read more Deer Flower (Short) Review – A Glorious Animation
From DreamWorks animation, those that brought you Shrek amongst others, we have Trolls. Based on the cute little figures and characters originally created by Danish woodcutter Thomas Dam, although in 2013 he sold those rights to DreamWorks Animation. You've all seen the trailer, so is worth the full film? Trolls tells the story of Poppy,…Read more Trolls Review – I Got This Feeling In My Body
When making your feature length writing and directorial debut what sort of film would you make? Something nice and sweet? A thriller? Maybe an action movie or comedy? What about combining drama with thriller, something that we see a lot of on British TV and more recently all the Scandinavian TV we are seeing. This…Read more Panic Review – A Stand Out Performance & Feature Debut
Oh I love movies! The way that writers and directors can take a theme, or a bunch of themes, and put them together to make something surprising and, hopefully watchable. Take, for instance, I Am Not A Serial Killer, a mash-up of film styles taking in a slow burn thriller whilst adding some out-there sci-fi…Read more I Am Not A Serial Killer Review – I Really Want A Panda Balaclava!