Passengers (2016)

With the critical success of Arrival still ringing in most cinema lover’s ears, it almost feels like not enough time has passed until we are all here again, donning our sci-fi hats for another big release. Up to this point, Passengers has spent many years on the blacklist, a list of scripts that show huge promise but…

Mini Reviews #10

Pariah (2011) Director: Dee Rees Starring: Adepero Oduye, Kim Wayans, Pernell Walker A gritty and intense drama about the sexual coming of age of a black teenage girl in New York City. A brilliant central performance from Adepero Oduye as a young lesbian who struggles to keep her secret from her overbearing family whilst at…

Ride Along (2014)

It feels like a million years ago that I watched John Singleton’s 1991 crime drama classic Boyz N The Hood. At the time of the film’s release, rapper Ice Cube was a member of N.W.A, arguably the greatest hip-hop group of all time, and gave a performance equal to any of the picture’s more established…