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Horror at the Edinburgh Film Festival

July 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the last week or so I’ve been off at my annual movie pilgrimage at the world’s oldest continually running film fest, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and as always I had a healthy mix...

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Joe reported from the Edinburgh International Film Festival screening of The Secret of Marrowbone (see here), but with our resident movie fiend Garth equally as excited by this film, we thought it wouldn’t hurt to...

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Reviews: the Secret of Marrowbone

June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Secret of Marrowbone, Directed by Sergio G Sánchez, Starring George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Nicola Harrison My first movie at the world’s longest continually running film festival, the Edinburgh...

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The Weatherman #1, Jody LeHeup, Nathan Fox, Dave Stewart, Steve Wands, Image Comics Another week and another pretty damned fine first issue of a new series from Image. It’s gotten to the stage where several...

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Reviews: creepy scares in Hereditary

June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hereditary, Directed by Ari Aster, Starring Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Psychological horror starring Toni Collette and Gabriel Bryne. A family is finding their grief difficult to cope with after their grandmother dies....

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Plastic Man #1, Gail Simone, Adriana Melo, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Simon Bowland, DC Comics (variant cover artwork by Amanda Conner and Dave Johnson) I’ve had a tremendous soft spot for Jack Cole’s Plas going right back...

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Reviews: high tension in Adrift

June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Adrift, Rob Boffard, Orbit Books (cover design by Charlotte Stroomer) With a history degree and little chance of going straight from college to a nice museum job, and reluctant to take a post with her...

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Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp #1

June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1, Mark Waid, Javier Garron, Israel Silva, Marvel Comics I must confess I’ve not read a lot of Ant-Man comics over the years, and I was among the doubters when Marvel...

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Reviews: Jurassic World – Fallen Kingdom

June 7, 2018 | 1 Comments

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Directed by J.A. Bayona, Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Ted Levine, Jeff Goldblum, Toby Jones, James Cromwell, B D Wong, Daniella Pineda, Rafe Spall After the latest loss of human...

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Cinderella, Directed by Beeban Kidron, Starring Marcella Plunkett, Jane Birkin, Kathleen Turner, Gideon Turner, David Warner, Katrin Cartlidge, Lucy Punch, Leslie Phillips Simply Media The Cinderella story is pretty much an archetype – variations on...

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