American Animals Review

by Ian Morton The heist movie is a common staple of the cinematic landscape. Whether stealing a priceless piece of art, pillaging the unbreakable vault or looting the jewellery box of an eccentric billionaire, it’s a genre that has the potential to earn a lot of money from the smallest of budgets.Often boasting a gang of… Continue reading American Animals Review

Yardie Review

by Ian Morton The gangster movie has a history that rarely changes from its traditional archetype. More often than not, the story usually revolves around a loveable antihero, a quest for power and the inevitable tragedy that pushes them deep into the criminal underbelly. Yardie seemingly defines itself by following these rules to the tee but… Continue reading Yardie Review

Ant-Man and the Wasp Review

by Ian Morton Back when Marvel was in the process of completing its first phase of world domination, all eyes were on the next stage of development. Playing it safe with its central Avengers, head honcho Kevin Feige decided it was time to gamble and take a series of risks in order to keep the public… Continue reading Ant-Man and the Wasp Review

Mission: Impossible – Fallout Review

by Ian Morton As a writer, the Fallout director Christopher McQuarrie has been rather hit and miss when it comes to Hollywood blockbusters. While his imdb page is plagued by features such as The Tourist and last years, The Mummy, its also glistening with little gems such as 1995’s The Usual Suspects and Edge of Tomorrow.… Continue reading Mission: Impossible – Fallout Review

Searching Review

by Ian Morton The way directors tell a story changes with every passing generation. John Carpenter threw the door open to first person perspective with the Halloween franchise, The Blair Witch Project boosted the popularity of found footage and James Cameron made 3D variations the norm. Now the world can’t go more than 10 minutes without… Continue reading Searching Review

The Incredibles 2 Review

by Ian Morton Way back In 1995, Pixar studios reshaped our perceptions of animation forever. A small scale production known as Toy Story was released, setting an early tone by carving a beautifully simple story about a boy and his toys. Anchored on moral centered storytelling, the studio then followed up on its first success with… Continue reading The Incredibles 2 Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story Review

By Ian Crow If you had told me a few years back that I would have seen a standalone movie of Han Solo on the big screen; I would have probably said how excited I was. Every person I know was excited at the prospect of a movie about one of the most loved characters… Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Story Review

On Chesil Beach Review

by Ian Morton Capturing a convincing relationship for the big screen can often be one of the hardest things for filmmakers to achieve. Held to ransom by both script and performance, movies that chart the course of ‘love’s long journey’ often swing between modern-day drama and b-movie rom-com territories. The most common complaint often calls out… Continue reading On Chesil Beach Review

Avengers: Infinity War Review

by Ian Morton **Minor spoiler warning** It’s the beginning of the end for the Marvel cinematic universe as we know it. For the last 10 years a complex matrix of superhero lore has unfolded, spanning 18 movies to date and interconnecting the lives of characters that once only lived in the imaginations of comic book fans.… Continue reading Avengers: Infinity War Review

Unsane Review

By Ian Crow Steven Soderbergh is back on the big screen with his latest entry to his collection. Unsane follows a young woman, struggling to cope through everyday life, is thrown off course from her recovery of mental health. Having moved hundreds of miles away from her home town, she now resides in a new… Continue reading Unsane Review

Deadpool 2 Review

After only a two year absence from the big screen, the foul mouthed superhero is back! Foul mouthed, extremely violent and extremely funny, nothing has changed on the personality side of Deadpool, but there has been some vast improvements in the second outing, whilst keeping to the same level of humour we experienced in the… Continue reading Deadpool 2 Review