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  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★

    Just staring into this world Robert Eggers created is enough of an accomplishment in itself before even mentioning anything narratively. The Witch is richly designed and incredibly dark in its themes I was astounded at the craft here on a debut outing.

  • The Strange Thing About the Johnsons

    The Strange Thing About the Johnsons

    Watching the majority of Ari Aster's short films the message is loud and clear. He's one extremely talented filmmaker and provocateur. Making a name for himself whilst making you tread hard in your thoughts at whatever narrative and visuals he puts in front of you. Whether he wants to be the next Haneke or not, this short film of 30 mins is worth your time for many reasons. It's vulgar and disgusting but somehow super compelling. Give it a few days to shake this one off.

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  • The Gentlemen

    The Gentlemen

    ★★★

    After 10 years and change of directing IP's for studio's Guy Ritchie heads back to his roots of his written and directed crime films. From the get go we are delivered something that's been missing from him in awhile, sharp witted dialogue laced with barbed discourse between his characters. It's good stuff and it's a welcome return however the vulgarity of it all seemed like a sheer attempt to distract the viewers attention in hiding the fact that it was…

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★½

    Howard Ratner is one of the most captivating characters you'll witness in any film in any time. Adam Sandler following on from his excellent performance in Baumbach's Meyerwitz Stories literally disappears into the role and it's a thing of chaotic beauty, Arthur Fleck's got nothing on this guy. He's at the centre of one of the most turbulent and rambunctious tour de forces you're likely to ever see. Josh and Benny Safdie extend upon the greatness of Good Time with…