The Man in the High Castle

by Jessica Keynes

What’s the show all about? The Man in the High Castle, based on the novel by Philip K Dick, tells of an alternate universe following on from World War II, where the Allies lost the war. In this reality, the U.S is divided into the Great Nazi Reich and the Japanese Pacific States. There is […]

Nocturnal Animals

by Jess Boswell

Living what seems to be the life of luxury, art gallery owner Susan is dragging herself through an unhappy marriage and an unsatisfying work life. After the delivery of an unusual package from her ex-husband, she becomes obsessed with a manuscript she’s been gifted, and thoughts drift back to memories of her life with Edward, […]

Money Monster

by Jess Boswell

Show Me The Money Star and host of financial TV show ‘Money Monster’ Lee Gates, comes under unanticipated ambush during the latest broadcast of the show. The show is succumbed to a hostage situation led by Kyle Budwell, an investor that lost everything after following a tip provided to him from the show. When the situation escalates […]

Lucy

by Maria Gallagher

Lucy (2014) is a French science fiction action film directed and written by Luc Besson and starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. After instantly dismissing the film upon its release due to the absurd scientific synopsis that humans only use 10% of their brains, I was drawn back by the superb acting to re-examine the […]

No One Lives

by Maria Gallagher

No One Lives (2012) is an American horror film directed by Rhuhei Kitamura which is gripping right from the start. A group of backwards bandits are filled with regret when they chose to victimise a couple that is not as helpless as they seem. The plot twists are enticing, even though it seems inevitable that […]

Gone Girl

by Maria Gallagher

Gone Girl (2014) is a psychological thriller like no other I have seen before. Based on the novel by Gillian Flynn, director David Fincher brings this tragic and perplexing storyline into a scary and shocking revelation to those who watch. Throughout the film, a constant state of confusion towards the motives of the protagonist Nick […]

Goodnight Mommy

by Maria Gallagher

Not as scary as the trailer! Goodnight Mommy (2014) is supposedly a horror film. Set in the summer holidays, twins Elias and Lukas aged eleven visit their mother in her luxurious detached house. The mother has a fully bandaged head, justified by cosmetic surgery following a “car accident.” But she quickly becomes strange in her […]

Jurassic World

by Maria Gallagher

So, the new Jurassic World film… how does it compare to the original? Let me start off by saying, if you are expecting the original you will be disappointed. But this film is set over 20 years after the original. It is about building on what was already established in the prequels. Why would you […]