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Review: Shin Godzilla

Of the countless Godzilla-related films made in the past 60 years (trying to track down an actual number for them is futile), it goes...

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

In 1985, during a decade characterised by fervent sexual politics, Margaret Atwood published her landmark dystopian novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale”. It prophesises that in...

Brexit’s Impact on Independent British Film

After the triggering of Article 50 earlier this year, Brexit now looms over Britain and continues to resemble the most tedious and exhausting disaster...

The American Empire: Why Britain Isn’t Watching One of TV’s Best Shows

Empire’s first season was a phenomenon. Viewership grew dramatically week after week, peaking at an astonishing 17.62 million viewers (23.12 post-DVR) for the season...

House of Cards Season 5 Review: One Nation, Underwood

Deep into the twelfth episode of this epic season, Frank Underwood has the viewer in the palm of his hand. Enchanted and repelled, we...

Review: Master of None Season 2

Disclaimer: This contains spoilers, dummy! Also, as a white middle class woman, I completely acknowledge how my perspective and experience affect my interpretation of...

The Cinematographer; the true genius of Film?

Often overlooked, the cinematographer lives in the director’s shadow. Films which come to mind having distinct cinematography must be that of the work of...

Film-making: a moral responsibility?

IIn September 2016, The Promise – a historical romance, directed by Terry George (Hotel Rwanda) and starring Oscar Isaacs, Christian Bale and Charlotte Le...
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Review: Lady Macbeth

It’s a brave venture of both book and film to incorporate “Macbeth” into their titles, but Lady Macbeth is a bewildering piece that defies...

Pitch Perfect: Our Editor’s Favourite Film Soundtracks

Copy Editor, Graham Moore’s Favourite Film Soundtrack: Moon (2009) Moon – the multiple award-winning 2009 directorial debut of Duncan Jones (Source Code, Warcraft) – is a veritable, minimalist masterclass....