Viceroy’s House(2017)

"skilfully put together like a handmade pashmina - a work of love, at the same time providing a realistic, and raw account of the extent to which India's heart was hacked into"

Viceroy's House directed by Gurinder Chadha and written by Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini and Chadha tells the tale of the inside life of the Viceroy’s House in 1947 during the Partition of India. It stars Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dyal, Huma Qureshi, Michael Ga...

by Tremayne Miller

Trespass Against Us(2017)

"writing more about it would probably hinder the experience of watching it with too many spoilers, so I’d rather not cover more aspects"

Set in the wealthy English countryside, Adam Smith’s feature film debut centres around Chad Cutler (Michael Fassbender), an illiterate father of two, as he attempts to set up a better life for his family, away from the gang of Irish travellers led by his imperious criminal father, Colby (Brenda...

by Anne-Sophie Marie (#ActingHour)

Certain Women(2017)

"Reichardt humbly establishes herself as a visionary in The American Experience, whilst raising empathy in a testing social climate for women"

In Certain Women, Lily Gladstone, a Missoula resident and Montana native, plays a young ranch hand; a role that may never have come about had it not been for the film’s director Kelly Reichardt having made adjustments to the script. In Short stories from Helena, where the idea for the scre...

by Tremayne Miller

Logan(2017)

"It is a satisfying film to fans and casual film goers alike, a rollercoaster of emotions where you will laugh and you will cry"

So as we continue into 2017, we come to the first of many live action superhero offerings in the form of James Mangold’s Logan. A film that was touted to be Hugh Jackman’s final foray as the titular character since Wolverine first graced our screens in 2000, I must say that he doesn’t disap...

by Marc Jason Ali

A Cure for Wellness(2017)

"Beautifully bizarre - An absurd exploration of what healthy really means"

Everyone like's a good spa day, don't they? There is nothing quite like relaxing and recharging your batteries with a soothing massage to tranquil music followed by a steam room - yet director Gore Verbinski's version of such a place doesn't exactly make you want to ring up and book an appointmen...

by Gloria Daniels-Moss

John Wick: Chapter 2(2017)

"Bursting with a stoic charm and deadpan style that perfectly fits the actor, this easily remains Keanu's greatest character in years, maybe even decades"

When it opened in 2014, the film John Wick proved to achieve a status almost as mythical as the titular assassin. A comparatively small film by today's blockbuster standards, it lurked mostly in the shadows, with most people not even knowing it was coming until it was looming over you. And then e...

by Jay Thomas (#ActingHour)