Review: It Comes at Night

It’s like watching a random episode of The Walking Dead without any context. A family live in seclusion, in a boarded up house in the middle of the woods, cowering from a lethal contagion that’s decimating the country. But when another family become aware of their home, things will get complicated. Missing It Comes at…

Review: Midnight Special

The cryptic title gives nothing away, Midnight Special is a moody, slow, unique little science fiction chase film. A father is on the run from the Government and a fanatical group who are after his young son who apparently has supernatural gifts. While the nature of his son’s abilities are an ever unfolding mystery with…

Review: The Gift

The Gift is an excellent example of how less is more; a surprisingly simple but escalating psychological thriller. Robyn moves into a new home with her successful husband Simon. But not long after they move they meet Gordon, a shifty but generous man who turns out to be an old school colleague of Simon’s. But…

Review: Black Mass

Johnny Depp headlines this Boston crime lord biopic with a transformative performance, but excellence isn’t only reserved for him. Between 1975 and 1986, James Bulger started out as a low level criminal, but with a friend from the school yard now in the FBI and a senator for a younger brother, Bulger gained immunity for…

Review: Warrior

A very downplayed, mellow drama that ramps up into an emotional finale, a film where characters speak more in actions than in words. Following two brothers from a broken family, Tommy (Tom Hardy) is an ex-Marine unable to forget the ghosts of his past, and Brendan (Joel Edgerton) who is struggling to support his family,…