Cinema Review | Slow West

Slow West Dir: John Maclean Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender, Ben Mendolsohn, Rory McCann, Caren Pistorious Run-Time: 84 Mins Slow West is the directorial début of former The Beta Band member John Maclean. It’s a slow-building, contemplative, occasionally philosophical – and yet still violent – western mixed with coming of age story. Jay (an unconvincing…

TV Review | Defiance 3.01 ‘The World We Seize’

Defiance 3.1 ‘The World We Seize’ Original UK Airdate: June 25th 2015 Two purple skinned aliens we’ve not seen before leave their ship in orbit, head down to Earth and while looking for something in the ruins around Defiance re-awaken Nolan and Irisa from stasis. Seven months have passed since the end of last season.…

Cinema Review | Jurassic World

Jurassic World Dir: Colin Trevorrow Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, Vincent D’Onofrio, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, B.D Wong, Jake Johnson, Lauren Lapkus Run-Time: 124 Mins Expectations hardly ran high for Jurassic World after the diminishing returns of the previous Jurassic Park sequels, the near decade in development hell and a…

Film Review | Lost River

Lost River Dir: Ryan Gosling Starring: Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker, Matt Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Barbara Steele with Eva Mendes and Ben Mendelsohn Run-Time: 90 Mins Hollywood Starlet Ryan Gosling goes behind the camera to bring us this self-penned coming-of-age-fantasy-neo noir. Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) plays Billy; a destitute single mum who takes a job…