Film graduate from the University of Southampton, Film Editor for The National Student and general supporter of all things James Gunn, Taylor Swift and Aquaman. Aspiring writer of everything from reviews to screenplays. Part-time blogger. Full-time critic.
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Film Review: CHiPs
Dax Shepherd’s poorly timed buddy-cop remake really struggles to stay afloat in a post-Jump Street world.
Adam Wingard’s Death Note remake gets a spooky first trailer
The Netflix-backed American reimagining of the famous Japanese anime looks to certainly be going for a very different tone.
Another childhood favourite returns in the first trailer for the Captain Underpants movie
The DreamWorks backed old-school animation finally brings Dav Pilkey’s world-famous children’s novels to the big screen.
Indie documentary Royal is guaranteed to melt your heart
Kristian Kane and Lewis Carter chart the incredible history of Royal Marine Commando George ‘Ted’ Owens, and the trailer alone is likely to make you well-up.
Film Review: Don't Knock Twice
Katee Sackhoff headlines this flimsy demonic horror about a haunted door on the edge of a motorway in Wales.
The Creeping Garden might be the weirdest nature documentary you ever see
Step aside David Attenborough, nature documentaries just got a firm and funky kick up the proverbial arse from two oddball filmmakers with a very different set of skills.
Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver rocks up with an insane first trailer
Fasten your seat-belts kiddos, the Hot Fuzz and Scott Pilgrim director is back with his loudest, proudest and most phenomenally fun looking movie yet.
Film Review: The Eyes of My Mother
This short, sharp and unrelentingly dark debut is an unusual breed, but stands as all the better for it.
Buffy At 20: All The Greatest Episodes
As Joss Whedon’s seminal vampire hit Buffy the Vampire Slayer turns 20 years old, we look back at the show’s most lasting episodes.
These first images from Thor: Ragnarok show off a VERY different look for Chris Hemsworth
Buckle down Thor fans, the third instalment in his Marvel saga is on the way, and it’s taken a drastic turn visually.
Toby Kebbell talks army veterans, Koba’s return, and playing Kong himself
One of Hollywood’s most underrated stars went into detail with us about some of his less known work on the latest King Kong movie Skull Island.
John C. Reilly talks giant beards, hidden tribes and acting tips
The Step Brothers star and comedic heart of the new King Kong adventure Skull Island gives us the 411 on the movie’s greatest facial hair.
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars lands back in UK cinemas and is an absolute must-see
The classic Bowie concert film from renowned filmmaker D. A. Pennebaker is shooting back into UK cinemas for one night only, and is well worth the trip out.
Catch the first look at Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns
It’s been 50 years since Mary Poppins was last on our screens, but she hasn’t aged a day.
Film Review: Raw
Student life gets a Cronenbergian body-horror switch up in this bizarre and bloody coming-of-age cannibal tale.
Film Review: Kong: Skull Island
No dinosaurs, no Empire State Building, and certainly no scantily clad damsel in sight - this latest Kong adventure is different, and all the better for it.
Film Review: Headshot
The Raid star Iko Uwais jabs, kicks and choke-slams his way to another well deserved Bruce Lee comparison in this seriously brutal Asian actioner.