Film & TV

Train To Busan: Review

Posted by on February 1, 2017 in ,

Sang-ho Yeon’s gory social satire is set almost entirely within the carriages of a train, its passengers fend off the undead acutely aware that the train will have to stop at some point. Seok-woo (Gong Yoo) takes his daughter Su-An (Kim Su-An) f ...Read More

The Childhood Of A Leader: Review

Posted by on February 1, 2017 in ,

A film about the origins of an American dictator, raised in a climate of patrician wealth and privilege, Brady Corbet’s drama seems chillingly prescient when viewed in the context of today’s charged political climate. It would perhaps be dangerou ...Read More

american honey: review

Posted by on January 27, 2017 in , ,

‘American Honey’ is British filmmaker Andrea Arnold’s first film set outside the UK. Predominantly consisting of an unprofessional cast, the Road Movie won the Palme d’Or 2016 Jury Prize. It derives its name from a song by Country trio Lady A ...Read More

i, daniel blake: review

Posted by on January 27, 2017 in , ,

In renowned social realist filmmaker Ken Loach’s 19th feature the title character (Dave Johns) meets single mother Katie (Hayley Squires) as they both endure the trials and tribulations of negotiating the British Welfare system. The film won the Pa ...Read More

kubo and the two strings: review

Posted by on January 16, 2017 in , ,

Laika Studios – an animation house – have built a curiously absorbing pedigree during their 11-year history. Their first film, Coraline, adapted from Neil Gaiman’s children’s book, was an enjoyably creepy fantasia involving the machinations o ...Read More