Film reviews and more

Day: 16 May 2019

Film Review: Birds of Passage

★★★★☆ After exploding onto the international film scene with the Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent, Ciro Guerra returns to cinemas with another story of Colombian tradition. His latest film, Birds of Passage, merges the western gangster genre with a spiritual […]

Cannes 2019: Les Misérables review

★★★★☆ From its powerful far right-baiting opening image of a football-mad French kid of Arabic heritage draped in the country’s iconic flag to an unsettling and mayhem-filled finale, Ladj Ly’s gripping play on Victor Hugo’s humanist masterwork, Les Misérables, is […]

The four types of Netflix Original films

Netflix has emerged over the last few years as one of the big players in cinema. It hasn’t overthrown the box office establishment just yet. Since Netflix don’t release ratings, it’s tough to know just how many people are watching. […]