The Transfiguration(2017)

"will keep you gripped to the edge of your seat from start to finish"

Vampire lore has fascinated us for centuries, there have been countless films, TV shows and books centred around the Vampyr, and that’s the subject of today’s review; The Transfiguration from Writer/ Director Michael O'Shea.

We are introduced to troubled teen Milo (Eric Ruffin) as he ...

by Marc Jason Ali

The Sense of an Ending(2017)

"poetically directed by Batra, Broadbent without a doubt gives a terrific performance as the central character"

Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent), a semi-retired camera-store owner receives a registered letter but stashes it away in his pocket not opening it, and when he does read it we only catch a mere glimpse of it.

As the story unfolds, we learn that an item has been left to him by the deceased moth...

by Tremayne Miller

The Hatton Garden Job(2017)

" the endearing lead performances of the elderly gang of thieves and the overall charm of the film save it from being a boring by the numbers crime drama"

The nation was captivated by the robbery of the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit in April 2015, with an estimated £200 million worth of goods stolen in what was one of the largest robberies in English legal history. The eventual arrest of the men responsible, and the revelation that they were all el...

by Graeme Robertson

Frank and Lola(2017)

"An authentic psychosexual film noir, depicting the dark side of love"

Pulp Fiction was a revelation in the 90s and brought about a new wave in cinema, the “faux film noir,” which saw the emergence of lots of cheap imitations being made, as they tried to replicate what had become a timeless classic.

Most settled on fetishising all the trappings that come...

by Tremayne Miller

City of Tiny Lights(2017)

"Riz Ahmed proves why he’s one of Britain’s most promising actors with a stellar performance in this crime drama"

Riz Ahmed’s career has been rising and rising since his standout supporting turn in 2014’s Nightcrawler, which he followed up with great film roles in Jason Bourne and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as well as on TV in The Night Of, The OA and Girls.

Now he’s finally got a starring fi...

by Hannah Wales

A Quiet Passion(2017)

"could quite easily be one of Terence Davies greatest creations"

Emily Dickinson, thought to be America’s greatest poet, wrote up to 1800 poems and Director-screenwriter, Terence Davies describes them as being ‘intensely personal.’ In ‘A Quiet Passion’ her life is explored, played by Cynthia Nixon.

The film features international talent from ...

by Tremayne Miller