Film and television reviews and much more from the screen team.
September 23, 2017
Netflix’s The Defenders: The Curse of the Mediocre White Man
Marvel’s new crossover miniseries had the potential to be brilliant, but there’s a fundamental incompatibility that they haven’t managed to overcome.
August 26, 2017
The Emoji Movie – vapid, cold and corporate
Surely it can’t be that bad?
July 27, 2017
Castlevania: Netflix Series Review – a vampire show packing blood
In terms of cinematography and directing, the show is an absolute knock out.
July 24, 2017
Transformers: The Last Knight is a movie loaded with cliched characters and thoughtless action set pieces.
A mind-numbingly dull experience.
July 24, 2017
Essentially the perfect summer blockbuster: War for the Planet of the Apes
The best CGI cinema has seen to date.
July 22, 2017
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 1 Review
Just as you’d expect from TV’s boldest writers, the season gets off to a mic drop of a start.
July 19, 2017
Coppola’s remake of the 1971 classic is visually beautiful – The Beguiled review
The Beguiled is an intricately designed examination of the fundamental differences between male and female company.
July 18, 2017
Love Island: trashy but brilliant
The characters in the show are endearing and relatable, despite the absurdity of some of the things they say and do.
July 13, 2017
Despite the adorable title character, this isn’t a children’s film. It’s more of a think-piece tale crafted by the independent sensibility of its filmmaker.