Drama

Consequences (Posledice) – Review

Darko Stante’s debut feature film offers a tough exploration of repressed sexuality, masculinity and peer influence. In a confident and assured film offering a rare exploration of youth culture, sexuality and crime in Slovenia. Although carrying themes associated with coming of age and sexuality, Stante weaves a far more nuanced exploration of young people living on the verges …

The Hound of the Baskervilles – 80th Anniversary

On March 31st 1939 worldwide cinema audiences were introduced to Sherlock Holmes on the big screen. Basil Rathbone taking on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic Victorian detective under the direction of Sidney Lanfield. At the time of release Rathbone only received second billing, with the top honour going to Richard Greene as Sir Henry Baskerville, …

Sunset – Review

László Nemes, follows the Oscar-winning Son of Saul, with a dark and mysterious costume drama set in pre-first world war Budapest. Sunset is a visual delight taking the classic costume drama and injecting it with a dose of gothic horror. While attempting to thread its story with themes of societal change and the oncoming storm …

Rocketman – Review

Fresh from rescuing the Freddie Mercury and Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody after the removal of its director Bryan Singer. Dexter Fletcher brings us the glowing, fabulous and utterly compelling Rocketman. Bringing to life the career of Elton John with stunning cinematography, performances and energy, in a fantasia of music, creativity and emotion. From its opening …

Tolkien – Review

Dome Karukoski’s portrait of the life of JRR Tolkien provides a warm, emotional and well constructed biopic of a literally legend who never succumbed the trappings of fame or celebrity inherent with many of his modern contemporaries. With strong performances and beautifully rich cinematography, Karukoski dovetails the emerging fantasy world created by Tolkien against the …