Tag: Review

Film Review: Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie

Film Review: Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie

| September 13, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish Director: John Dower Screenplay: John Dower Stars: Rob Alter, Tom Cruise, Paz de la Huerta Story: Louis documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous church of Scientology. THE Church of Scientology is one of the most controversial religions of the 21st Century, and for many it is consider more […]

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Film Review: Mr Gaga

Film Review: Mr Gaga

| June 20, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish Director: Tomer Heymann Screenplay: Tommer Heymann Cast: Ohad Naharin, Tzofia Naharin, Avi Belleli  Story: Ohad Naharin is one of the most prominent, innovative and productive choreographers in the world. The film follows Naharin between Japan, Holland, Sweden and Israel – through the … TO say this year has been a poor year in […]

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Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

| May 21, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice Director: Bryan Singer Screenplay: Simon Kinberg & Bryan Singer Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac and Rose Byrne Synopsis: En Sabah Nur (Apocalypse), the world’s first mutant, comes out of a 3000+ year hibernation to wreak havoc on an unsuspecting earth and it’s up to the un-unified […]

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Film Review: The Fits

Film Review: The Fits

| May 19, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish WHEN you watch a film many emotions run through your body, our minds start to wonder in unfamiliar places and then we process it all. THE FITS goes one step further, as it takes the wonder of traditional filmmaking whilst combining mixed genres, leaving you with a unique and rare experience […]

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Film Review: Eddie The Eagle

Film Review: Eddie The Eagle

| April 19, 2016

Words by Steven Mitchell Director: Dexter Fletcher Screenplay: Sean Macaulay and Simon Kelton Cast: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman and Christopher Walken Synopsis: Underdog Eddie Edwards wants nothing more than to compete in the Olympics no matter who disagrees with him This feel good movie overcomes its familiar narrative and strikes all the chords it aims for… […]

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AF French Film Festival: Mon Roi

AF French Film Festival: Mon Roi

| April 9, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice Director: Maïwenn Screenplay: Etienne Comar and Maïwenn Cast: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel, and Isild Le Besco Synopsis: After a skiing accident, Tony(Bercot) finds herself in a rehabilitation clinic following a therapist’s suggestion, that her pain may be partially psychological, by exploring the ups and downs of her memories of […]

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AF French Film Festival: Dheepan

AF French Film Festival: Dheepan

| April 2, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice Director: Jacques Audiard Screenplay: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, and Noe Debre Cast: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, and Claudine Vinasithamby Synopsis: A former Tamil Tiger solider in the Sri Lankan civil war finds a woman and child to pose as his wife and daughter and takes on the identity of a dead man, Dheepan, […]

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Fanboy Review: Batman v Superman

Fanboy Review: Batman v Superman

| March 23, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish THAT’s how it starts. The fever, the rage, the feeling of powerlessness that turns good men cruel Alfred Pennyworth wisely says to Bruce Wayne and what I am about to say to you is very reminiscent to this… Batman v Superman is DC’s bold entry in the comic book movie (CBM) […]

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Film Review: A Bigger Splash

Film Review: A Bigger Splash

| March 22, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice Director: Luca Guadagnino Screenplay: David Kajganich and Alain Page Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Dakota Johnson Synopsis: Former producer, and lover, Harry Hawkes decides to crash rockstar Marianne Lane’s rehabilitation getaway with her new beau Paul. Though this madness is to be expected from Harry, the company he […]

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Film Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Film Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

| March 11, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice Director: Dan Trachtenberg Screenplay: Josh Campbell, Matthew Stuecken, and Damien Chazelle Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr., and Bradley Cooper’s voice Synopsis: During a swift departure from her fiancé, Michelle is in a car crash and wakes up in a bomb shelter with the charismatic(and potentially deranged?!?!?) Howard […]

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