Sunday , 22 April 2018

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Black Panther, the Big Picture

As Marvel’s Black Panther continues to climb the box office charts and break records right and left, it’s worth examining just what an impact the film is having – culturally, politically and emotionally – on American audiences and those around the world. This is clearly a watershed moment in film history, and its importance beyond the screen cannot be overstated. ... Read More »

And the winner is….Horror!

The 90th Academy Awards were held on Sunday, and it was a night that saw many important issues continue to be discussed. There was the push for more diversity in Hollywood, from women to minorities, both in front of and behind the camera. There was the topic of immigration, appropriate for a ceremony that has such an international flair. And ... Read More »

del Toro de Force Creature Feature – The Shape of Water – review

Guillermo del Toro is unquestionably one of the most imaginative filmmakers working today. Whether it’s large-scale, f/x-laden blockbusters like Hellboy and Pacific Rim, or smaller, more atmospheric gems like The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth, del Toro’s films never fail to deliver a sense of wonder and awe. Now, with his latest work, the acclaimed new The Shape of Water, he has managed to create ... Read More »

Empire’s reign is over – The Last Jedi review

It’s that time of year again – the holiday season, with the gift that Disney and Lucasfilm continue to give – a brand new Star Wars film. After a return to a galaxy far, far away with 2015’s The Force Awakens, and last year’s first ‘stand-alone’ film, in actuality, a prequel, Rogue One, the war amongst the stars continues with ... Read More »