Black Mirror: Metalhead (Review)

Director: David Slade Starring: Maxine Peake, Jake Davies, Clint Dyer The Overview In the post-apocalyptic landscape of the Scottish Moors, a woman attempts the survive the land full of "dogs". The Review Inevitably, in every season of Black Mirror there is the risk of a dud episode; season 3 had Men Against Fire, and now season 4 has Metalhead. Of... Continue Reading →

Black Mirror: Hang the DJ (Review)

Director: Timothy van Patten Starring: Georgina Campbell, Joe Cole The Overview A dating app offers users the opportunity to find out the "expiry date" on their relationship, before eventually leading them to find their ultimate match. The Review Before watching this episode, I maintained that there would never be a Black Mirror episode that would make me cry... Continue Reading →

Black Mirror: Crocodile (Review)

Director: John Hillcoat Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Andrew Gower, Anthony Welsh The Overview A woman interviews various people using a device that allows her to access their memories. (Source: IMDb) The Review This is one of those Black Mirror episodes that is best to go into knowing as little as possible; such are the dark turns... Continue Reading →

Black Mirror: Arkangel (Review)

Director: Jodie Foster Starring: Rosemarie DeWitt, Brenna Harding, Owen Teague, Aniya Hodge, Nicholas Campbell, Sarah Abbott The Overview After nearly losing her daughter, a mother invests in a new technology that allows her to keep track of her. (Source: IMDb) The Review Just getting this out the way upfront; parents, Arkangel will be the most terrifying hour you'll... Continue Reading →

Black Mirror: USS Callister (Review)

Director: Toby Haynes Starring: Jesse Plemons, Cristin Milioti, Jimmi Simpson, Michaela Coel, Billy Magnussen, Milanka Brooks, Osy Ikhile, Paul G. Raymond The Overview A woman wakes up on a Star Trek-esque ship where the crew praise their all knowing and fearless captain. (Source: IMDb) The Review Anthology series Black Mirror from the brain of Charlie Brooker has always... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Showman (2017) – Review

Director: Michael Gracey Starring: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Austyn Johnson, Cameron Seely, Keala Settle The Overview Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that... Continue Reading →

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) – Review

Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Kelly Marie Tran, Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Andy Serkis The Overview Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks... Continue Reading →

Stronger (2017) – Review

Director: David Gordon Green Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson The Overview Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (Source: IMDb)​ T​he Review It isn't uncommon to... Continue Reading →

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