LFF 2016 – ‘Black Mirror’ review

For the first time ever, I am momentarily moving away from film to review a TV show. Shocking, I know. However I can justify this for two reasons; firstly, it was screened as part of the London Film Festival this year, so they've lead me to it, and secondly, Black Mirror in its new home on Netflix... Continue Reading →

The Girl on the Train Review

Director: Tate Taylor  Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Edgar Ramírez, Laura Prepon The Overview A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. (Source: IMDb)  The Good  With the novel topping bestseller lists worldwide, it seemed inevitable that a film adaptation... Continue Reading →

Swiss Army Man Review

Director(s): Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert Starring: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead  The Overview A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home. (Source: IMDb)  The Good God bless IMDb in their attempts to make this movie sound like... Continue Reading →

Deepwater Horizon Review

Director: Peter Berg Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez, John Malkovich, Dylan O'Brien, Kate Hudson The Overview A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. (Source: IMDb)  The Good Disaster movies can be a little hit or miss,... Continue Reading →

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