Brakes (2017) Review

Endings are funny things, only coming into real focus in hindsight. Do you ever really know you’re living through the ending of something while it’s happening, or is it only in retrospect that endings reveal themselves? And if you knew how things would end, would you choose to begin them in the first place? Subverting … Continue reading Brakes (2017) Review

Kill Command (2016) Review

If you’re expecting another “Robot Overlords” then you’re in for a bit of a treat. “Kill Command”, the debut feature from writer/ director Steven Gomez avoids starry names in favour of impressive special effects and a tight, muscular narrative that keeps things lean and mean. In the not too distant future, a group of Marines … Continue reading Kill Command (2016) Review

Hit The Road: India (2013) Review

“Hit The Road: India” is a small scale independent travel/ adventure documentary chronicling the experiences of two friends, Richard Gazarian and Keith King as they participate in the Mumbai Xpress, a 12 day, 1,200 mile rickshaw race across India from Mumbai to Chennai. We’re introduced to Richard, our main narrator and ‘star’ (also an Executive … Continue reading Hit The Road: India (2013) Review

The Scopia Effect (2015) Review

The current renaissance in independent British genre films shows no signs of abating with psychological sci-fi horror “The Scopia Effect”, available now exclusively on iTunes. Marking the feature debut of writer/ director Christopher Butler, the film takes us on a transcendental journey into the mind of Basia (Joanna Ignaczewska) , a young Polish office worker … Continue reading The Scopia Effect (2015) Review

Monsters (2010) Review

Audacious in execution, Gareth Edwards’ debut feature is an impressive exercise in guerrilla filmmaking and an artistic battering ram which broke down the doors of Hollywood and gained him a seat at the biggest tables. From successfully reviving Hollywood’s “Godzilla” to being tapped to direct the eagerly anticipated “Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One”, he owes … Continue reading Monsters (2010) Review

The One I Love (2015) Review

Available now in the UK on Netflix, quirky indie sci-fi romantic drama “The One I Love” is a difficult film to describe without giving away any of its surprises. Ethan (Mark Duplass) and Sophie (Elisabeth Moss) are struggling with a marriage on the brink of collapse when their therapist suggests an unusual course of action. He … Continue reading The One I Love (2015) Review

One-Eyed Monster (2008) Review

When the cast and crew of a hard core porn film travel to a remote abandoned army base to make their latest movie, they find themselves under attack from an alien being who has taken possessed one of the cast members…erm cast’s members. Sometimes late at night I’ll browse Netflix or Amazon Instant looking for … Continue reading One-Eyed Monster (2008) Review

The Conspiracy (2013) Review

Conspiracy theories are strange beasts; intoxicatingly convoluted and designed expressly to explain events and phenomena which appear mysterious, secretive or exclusive. The conspiracy theorists’ need to believe in a hidden system of powerful interests controlling and manipulating everything behind the scenes shares belies a fundamental need to believe that there is something more at play … Continue reading The Conspiracy (2013) Review