Pearl (2023) Review

Pearl (2023) Review

Pearl is a technicolour nightmare In Pearl, Ti West takes us back to a time when the world teetered on the edge of sanity, much like its protagonist. The film, a prequel to X, is a Technicolor fever dream set in 1918, a period drenched in the dual dread of World War I and the ..

Emma. (2020) Review

Emma. (2020) Review

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a period drama in possession of good production values must be in want of a discerning audience Emma. promenades onto the screen with a playful sense of sensuality beneath its Regency ruffles, a delightful dance of wit and style that pays homage to Jane Austen’s sharp social observations ..

MaXXXine (2024) Review

MaXXXine (2024) Review

Fame costs, and right here is where you start paying – in blood Lights, camera, murder! MaXXXine drags us back to the neon-drenched, coked-up nightlife of 1980s Hollywood, a world where fame is a dangerous game and ambition can be as deadly as it is dazzling. Mia Goth returns as Maxine Minx, the indomitable survivor ..

A Cure For Wellness (2017) Review

A Cure For Wellness (2017) Review

There’s no denying Gore Verbinski’s “A Cure For Wellness” oozes forebodingly Gothic style. It starts conventionally enough, picking out the theme of the callous emptiness of the rat race and a mysterious Swiss ‘wellness’ clinic which offers respite and rejuvenation in its secretive mountain retreat. When amoral and ambitious young executive Lockhart (Dane DeHaan) is ..

X (2022) Review

X (2022) Review

Ti West puts the X in extremely authentic Out on DVD and Blu-Ray today, there’s an authenticity to the 1970s aesthetic of Ti West’s X that’s so meticulously well-observed that it’s only the presence of recognisable contemporary actresses such as Mia Goth, Brittany Snow and Jenna Ortega that prevent you from assuming you’re watching some ..