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Like a fine wine: age in the film industry

Last month, a Guardian article pointed out an interesting trend among Oscar-winning actors and actresses in the past decade or so – they’re getting...
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‘Ollywood – Mexican Cinema

With the increasing potency of Netflix in the film industry and its threats to global cinema, its benefits to some smaller industries is refreshing....
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Alita: Battle Angel – Review

Like the cyborgs that inhabit its glossy, commercialised metropolis, Alita: Battle Angel often feels stitched together from a scrapheap of genres and concepts. Far from a...

Hollywood Monopolies

After a brush with scandal over some unearthed homophobic tweets, Kevin Hart’s life insurance was looking like it would mature sooner rather than later....

In defence of Love Island

Dr Alex suckles loudly on an ice lolly. “I like cars,” he whimpers, a drop of sugary green juice probing its way down his...
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Mary Queen of Scots – Review

Some of the posters for Mary Queen of Scots loftily proclaim that it is ‘the perfect story for our times.’ Whilst such a magnanimous...
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Capernaum – Review

Capernaum poses one of the most pertinent, yet often unspoken questions of our time: do we have the right to have a child? Is...

The Neverending Story

Recently, Ben Wheatley has announced his last project as an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. This comes hot on the heels of the...

The Coup D’Etat

The Oscars will celebrate achievement in film for the 91st time later this month. Over the years, the Academy has faced growing criticism, including...

The Oscars and Foreign Film

The 91st Academy Awards are happening in just under a month’s time and all eyes are on whether Black Panther will become the first...