Film Review: Love Actually

Michelle O’Sullivan’s must-watch Christmas movie isn’t the typical sort We’ve found ourselves at that time of year again, when all there is to see on the movie channels are films like Elf and The Grinch. The winter season is moving in and the need to curl up in front of the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and a Christmas film has returned. When … Continue reading Film Review: Love Actually

The Complexity of Perfect Blue’s Horror

Perfect Blue offers a chilling account of identity, and obsession in the digital age, writes Kieran Enright Perfect Blue is by no means a run-of-the-mill animated film. Director Satoshi Kon utilizes the medium of animation to deliver one of the most unsettling, twisted experiences in cinema. The film operates on two facets of horror; the evident aesthetic gore that it depicts, and the disturbing exploration … Continue reading The Complexity of Perfect Blue’s Horror

Film Review: Green Room

James Saulnier offers a twisted introduction to horror, writes Leah Marshall Horror films and Halloween go together like peas in a pod, which explains why I am not crazy about either of them. While Halloween has its perks (sweets, sweets and more sweets) horror movies have always been my least favorite genre in film. Filled to the brim with tropes, gore and cheesy dialogue my … Continue reading Film Review: Green Room

It Movie Announcement

Pennywise the clown returns to the silver screen By Luke Holmes There’s no question that horror buffs will be heading to the cinemas come September 8th to see the remake of Stephen King’s terrifying novel It.  First adapted for the small screen in a 1990 mini-series, It had a huge effect on children and adults alike thanks to the horrifying nature of Pennywise the clown. … Continue reading It Movie Announcement

REVIEW: Joy

Review: Claire Fox The trailer for Joy which appeared on our TV screens early in the New Year was a catalogue of confusion. It painted Joy as a film about female empowerment, while also containing thriller-like and satirical elements. This confusion of genre surrounding Joy layered the film with a promising sense of excitement. Who wouldn’t want to watch a film where director and screenwriter, … Continue reading REVIEW: Joy