Sunset (2018)

Nothing screams ‘kick the blockbuster summer off’ than a two and half hour foreign language period drama, am I right? With the likes of Aladdin already under my belt and things like The Lion King still to come, I took advantage of the smallest screen in my local multiplex to go and see the latest offering…

Birds Of Passage (2018)

I’m lucky enough to have a Curzon as my local multiplex cinema, and that means that in the same week that I see a big commercial crowd pleaser like Pokémon Detective Pikachu, I can then also hope across the hallway to see something like Birds Of Passage. Diversity and versatility is the thing that I…

Cold War (2018)

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t see nearly as many foreign language films as I should. My 2018 total so far stands at a pitiful two, having caught Loveless and A Fantastic Woman during the last awards season, and wouldn’t you just know it, as the next season starts to come around,…

The Handmaiden (2016)

Something that I have been bemoaning for a long, long time in cinema is the practise of remakes and sequels all in the name of securing a sure fire financial success. Disney above all others has been most guilty of this crime in recent history, and to be honest, the remake fatigue is starting to…