REVIEW: “Short, Sweet and Deliciously Hammy” – Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein

★ ★ ★ ★ “If you enjoy a bit of tongue in cheek humour, this special keeps the tongue securely clamped down.” Netflix has slapped down a thirty-two-minute-long special in which … Continue reading REVIEW: “Short, Sweet and Deliciously Hammy” – Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein

REVIEW: “Doesn’t Quite Reach The Previous Levels Of Creativity” – ‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 (2019)

★ ★ ★ “Strong, affecting concepts give way for repetition and mostly confusing tones”. Contains spoilers for Season 3 of Black Mirror. The problem with making another season of social … Continue reading REVIEW: “Doesn’t Quite Reach The Previous Levels Of Creativity” – ‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 (2019)

REVIEW: “A Love Letter To Truffaut” – ‘A Faithful Man’ (2018)

The impact of the French New Wave on the stylistic development of cinema is almost immeasurable. While more recognizable formal elements associated with the movement like jump-cuts and non-linearity can … Continue reading REVIEW: “A Love Letter To Truffaut” – ‘A Faithful Man’ (2018)

REVIEW: “A Perfectly Fine Experience” – ‘Dating After College’ (2019)

For any Asian-American growing up in the 2000s to early 2010s, Wong Fu Productions was almost required viewing. Before films like Crazy Rich Asians or To All the Boys I’ve … Continue reading REVIEW: “A Perfectly Fine Experience” – ‘Dating After College’ (2019)

REVIEW: “Honest Depiction of Grief With Hilarious Performances” – Thunder Road (2019)

Jim Cummings’ writes, directs and acts for his debut feature film Thunder Road, expanded from his award winning short of the same name. The story follows police officer Jim Arnaud … Continue reading REVIEW: “Honest Depiction of Grief With Hilarious Performances” – Thunder Road (2019)

REVIEW: “One of the Strongest Directorial Debuts in History” – ‘Booksmart’ (2019)

Some films are filled with kinetic energy that has you leaving the theatre full of life. Something that hits a raw nerve deep down that only the truly greats know … Continue reading REVIEW: “One of the Strongest Directorial Debuts in History” – ‘Booksmart’ (2019)

REVIEW: “Genuinely Unnerving Without Taking Itself Too Seriously” – ‘Greta’ (2019)

A naïve young girl named Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz) finds a lost handbag on the subway, and against her roommates warnings takes it to the address found on a driver’s … Continue reading REVIEW: “Genuinely Unnerving Without Taking Itself Too Seriously” – ‘Greta’ (2019)