Review // Columbus

Kogonada’s visual love letter to the architecture of a little known city is a triumph for the first time director and two captivating leads. Having wowed during its preview at Sundance Film Festival last year, Columbus is the debut from South Korean video essayist come filmmaker Kogonada, who has made the often difficult transition from … Continue reading Review // Columbus

Feature // 25 Years at the Top: Pixar’s Animated Dynasty

Illustration by Thomas Durham As the curtain falls on Incredibles 2's summer dominance, we examine how Pixar has spent a quarter of a century at the top. Everyone has their favourite childhood films, not all of which are necessarily good. While nostalgia may reign supreme for the likes of Pokemon: The Movie and a future … Continue reading Feature // 25 Years at the Top: Pixar’s Animated Dynasty

Feature // Breaking Sad: The Ever-changing Face of Jim Carrey

Illustration by Thomas Durham. This month sees Jim Carrey return to regular television for the first time since 1994. Best known for playing zany, outlandish characters, Carrey’s new show airing on Showtime (US) and Sky Atlantic (UK) will see him in a role much more in line with the sad clown persona that has dominated … Continue reading Feature // Breaking Sad: The Ever-changing Face of Jim Carrey

Review // “Who Is America?” Premiere

Last night saw Sacha Baron Cohen’s return to television, satirising and exposing America’s extreme left and right with terrifying and cringeworthy results. Who is America? opens with the voices of John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famed inaugural addresses before quickly cutting to President Trump mocking a disabled reporter and shots of Harvey Weinstein. … Continue reading Review // “Who Is America?” Premiere

Review // Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

A renewed fanbase and all the money in the word can't hold together this Jurassic mess. Fallen Kingdom sees us return once more to the now volcanically active Isla Nublar, threatening to wipe out it's dinosaur inhabitants who've lived an isolated existence since the park was abandoned several years previously. Experts Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and … Continue reading Review // Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Review // Avengers: Infinity War

The Marvel Cinematic Universe peaks as the band of heroes take on an evil villain threatening intergalactic annihilation. Infinity War, the latest instalment in the Avengers series takes place several years after the events of 2016's Captain America: Civil War. The Avengers are as fragmented as ever and scattered across the world but find themselves forced to … Continue reading Review // Avengers: Infinity War

Review // Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg’s homage to the golden age of digital pop culture is a symphony of sounds heard before- but that’s far from a bad thing. Ernest Cline’s debut novel published in 2011 was a runaway success on various levels, not least for re-igniting public interest in science fiction literature but also for starting a bidding … Continue reading Review // Ready Player One

Feature // “Harambe & Friends” green-lit by Netflix despite controversy.

Netflix have officially picked up the new animated show from the team behind “BoJack Horseman” and are set to go into production later this year. Speaking in March, creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg stated “we’d been looking to do an animated show similar to (BoJack) for quite some time and were finally able to get things together … Continue reading Feature // “Harambe & Friends” green-lit by Netflix despite controversy.

Feature // Need a Game of Thrones replacement? All roads lead to Rome

Game of Thrones’ potential 2 year hiatus has left many looking for something new to sink their teeth into. While there are lots of great shows on TV right now, fans need look no further than its spiritual predecessor, “Rome”. With a $100m budget from the BBC and HBO for its first season alone, Rome … Continue reading Feature // Need a Game of Thrones replacement? All roads lead to Rome

Review // “The Deuce” Premiere

ACCLAIMED SHOWRUNNER DAVID SIMON DELVES INTO NEW YORK CITY'S 1970's PORN INDUSTRY IN HIS LATEST PROJECT. As creator, writer and executive producer of several of HBO’s greatest shows, David Simon is responsible for some of the best television ever produced. After lauded portrayals of Baltimore and New Orleans he turns to New York in seedy … Continue reading Review // “The Deuce” Premiere