Category Archives: Review

FILM REVIEW: RING – 20TH ANNIVERSARY RESTORATION

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the iconic film, Ring will be released in cinemas again and I had the privilege of watching it at a press screening. I remember watching this film when I was a child and being … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: ESCAPE ROOM

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There is a moment in Escape Room which sees an ex-soldier (Deborah Ann Woll) dangling over a (unconvincing) massive drop, held only by the strength of a telephone cable. This is the moment I got on board with this ludicrous … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: VELVET BUZZSAW

What happens when art isn’t just art? To what lengths will you go to “make it” in an industry full of pretentious and backslapping politics? Most importantly, is the promise of amazing art worth dying for? Sorry – did I … Continue reading

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PLAY REVIEW: A VERY VERY VERY DARK MATTER

Fresh from the Oscars after Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri comes Martin McDonagh with his latest theatrical endeavour: A Very Very Very Dark Matter. Sure, the matter is very, very, very dark… but is it good? According to McDonagh, Danish … Continue reading

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REVIEW: CONVERSATIONS WITH A KILLER: THE TED BUNDY TAPES

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On 24 January 1989, Theodore Robert Bundy was executed. On 24 January 2019, Netflix released a mini documentary series. Voices list horrific crimes in an overlapping cacophony underscoring images of caved-in skulls, skeletons, and black and white photographs of smiling … Continue reading

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