Otherhood (2019)

With some serious slim pickings at the cinema on this random weekend in August, I decided to take the opportunity to stay at home and have a look at one of the ever more frequent Netflix feature releases. Of course, Netflix being the home invading, multi million eyes platform that is favoured by many in 2019,…

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile (2019)

For as long as I can remember, I have been morbidly obsessed with serial killers. The thing about being a true crime fanatic is that the worse the crimes are, the more you are drawn to their details, and in the world of serial killings it doesn’t get much worse than Ted Bundy. The notorious…

The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)

More than any other period in the cinematic calendar, the few months following the Oscars is absolutely the strangest time when it comes to movie releases. Not only are the theatres more full of foreign language films and unheralded indies than in the summer, autumn or winter, in the UK especially, we are treated to…

Dumplin’ (2018)

If there are two things that are going to make a film an automatic hell yes for me, it is Dolly Parton and drag queens. As it happens, Netflix’s latest original movie release Dumplin’ promised both. Add in the fact that I still enjoy the novelty of being able to watch a brand new release…

Operation Finale (2018)

You know the drill by now here at Oh! That Film Blog. Nine times out of ten, in the week when a big Marvel release happens, I can’t resist the temptation to look the other way. In my defence this time, it seems like Venom hasn’t been getting the usual fanfare that the studio has…

Annihilation (2018)

It would be fair to say that Alex Garland’s latest release Annihilation has come to represent a massive shift in the way that major motion pictures are now handling their release options. The intellectual science-fiction adventure was given a cinema release in the USA and China, but due to creative conflicts and a decision not…

Okja (2017)

Netflix has become very good as creating huge hype for their big releases, whether it’s a series of an original film. With Okja, the ball of interest began to roll upon the release of the first bizarre trailer, and the film stayed in the press during the length of the Cannes Film Festival both for…