To the general movie viewer, the 1960 film Psycho is easily the most famous in Alfred Hitchcock’s directorial catalogue. Its influence on the horror genre can’t be understated, having been oft-cited as one of the earliest examples of a slasher movie. Making just shy of $600 million (adjusted for inflation), it is Hitchcock’s most profitable […]Read more "‘Psycho’ review — And Drive-in screening on October 28th!"
I’m a big science fiction fan. It will always be the first genre I search for on Netflix. I enjoy it for its diversity; you can have low-key and realistic stories like John Hillcoat’s adaptation of The Road (2009) or large scale fanciful space sagas. The stories can be intimate or far reaching but you’ll […]Read more "‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ – A dance into the world of the generic"
STUDENT EXCLUSIVE! – Discount Code: LGBT50 for £3 tickets When you book online or at Tickets & Information Without pulling any punches, God’s Own Country (Francis Lee, 2016) is a gritty depiction of the Yorkshire countryside, through the lens of hopeless, young farmer, John Saxby (Josh O’connor). When he manages to get away from helping his […]Read more "Down and Dirty – ‘God’s Own Country’ (2017) Review"
You do not have to know The Smiths or read Oscar Wilde to appreciate England is Mine, but it certainly is helpful. The very title of this biographical drama is a hidden gem for those familiar with the band’s discography. Based on the early years of Steven Morrissey – the front man of the British […]Read more "‘ENGLAND IS MINE’ REVIEW: THE STRUGGLE IS REAL, BUT IT’S WORSE IF YOU’RE MORRISSEY"
Charlize Theron has taken several roles in recent years that have gone on to be empowering for women, Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road being the latest to stand out. Her character, Lorraine Broughton, in Atomic Blonde sits very convincingly within this category. Set against the backdrop of the Berlin Wall being torn down, Atomic […]Read more "Atomic Blonde"
If someone were to ask me what A Ghost Story is about, the simple answer would be, “Casey Affleck wanders around a house covered in a white sheet for 90 minutes.” However, much like its unconventional aspect ratio of 1.33:1, David Lowery (Pete’s Dragon, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) has graced us with a film that […]Read more "‘A Ghost Story’ Review: Life After Death isn’t Very Exciting, and That’s the Point"
In an adventure 65 million years in the making, Gulbenkian and Gulbenkian Uncovered funded by Film Hub South East and BFI Audience Network present a special outdoor free screening of Jurassic Park as part of Welcome Week 2017. Approaching the 25th anniversary of its initial release, Jurassic Park still holds up as a solid […]Read more "‘Jurassic Park’ & free Gulbenkian Uncovered outdoor screening"