The Snowman (2017)

The closer we get to Halloween, the more horror/thriller type films come to our cinema screens. Much more in the mood to experience a thrill rather than a scare, I decided to opt for The Snowman, a British made big screen adaption of the successful 2007 novel of the same name by the Norwegian crime writer…

Alien: Covenant (2017)

When Prometheus was released five years ago, I think some critics were too quick to jump on the prequel hating bandwagon. For me, Prometheus wasn’t Alien, it wasn’t Aliens, but it certainly wasn’t The Phantom Menace or Attack Of The Clones either. We now know that Prometheus was the first of at least four franchise…

The Light Between Oceans (2016)

You know it’s October/November when you find yourself entering the movie theatre to watch a fourth big screen novel adaptation in a row. This time between the summer blockbusters and awards season is a time full of releases that don’t really fit in to any particular category, and with a mixture of genres encompassed in…

Slow West (2015)

Wait, do you hear that? That’s right, it’s the sound of summer approaching. In a cinematic sense, this means that film lovers of my particular breed, that is viewers who are not interested in the superhero blockbusters or gross out comedies that flood the box office from now until the beginning of awards season at…

12 Years A Slave (2013)

It feels as though the theme of slavery has been an unusually present one in my cinematic viewings over the last two years or so. There was Lincoln, a film entirely about slavery that, surprisingly, showed incredibly little of it, with Steven Spielberg focusing instead on the politics of the time. Then came Quentin Tarantino’s…