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Get Out: A monster with human teeth

What Jordan Peele has created with his debut film is a product of genius; it’s a film that feels like a career-defining piece, yet...

Celebrating Groundhog Day

My morning wake-up alarm is Sonny & Cher’s I’ve Got You Babe. I can’t say I’m exactly a big fan of Sonny & Cher,...

Best left unopened: J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield Mystery Box

I have a lot of conflicted feelings on the recently released The Cloverfield Paradox and while I could probably spend about five weeks just trying to...

Three Billboards is sorely misunderstood by its critics

Witty, poignant, and apparently controversial, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri has – since snapping up four Golden Globes and a number of BAFTAs – suddenly...

Still unrepresented: the women of Marvel

As a long-time fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), I’ve always struggled between denial and frustration when it comes to the lack of...
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Lucky number 13 for Doctor Who?

Doctor Who has been somewhat of a mixed bag since the departure of Russell T. Davies in 2009, which began Steven Moffat's tenure as...

2017: the year neo-horror got out

In the past decade, there has been a steadily increasingly supply of well-crafted, enjoyable horror films, yet these films still mostly rely on conventional...

And the Oscar goes to… Netflix

With the advent of streaming services, the Academy’s reliance on cinema-screenings for awards qualification faces a crisis of legitimacy. It’s a bizarre kind of...

What stops a historical film from rewriting history?

Whether it be through the use of a time period as a setting, or the adaptation of a Victorian novel, the past is constantly...

The beast behind the Beauty: let’s talk about Disney’s dark side

I t can be hard growing up. Finding out that Santa isn’t real, or there’s no stork that delivers babies, or that the company...