How Stupid? – #04 – Haunt (2019)

Haunt opens to Harper (Katie Stevens) covering a bruise on her eye that we later find out is from her boyfriend, Sam (Samuel Hunt). She’s ignoring his messages, which are getting more violent, before Bailey (Lauryn Alisa McClain) walks in and tells her to finish him. Harper says no and they both brush off, alongContinue reading “How Stupid? – #04 – Haunt (2019)”

How Stupid? – #02 – Deadcon (2019)

Directed by Caryn Waechter and written by Scotty Landes, Deadcon is a teenage horror film focused around internet personalities attending a conference called Viewcon (like Comicon), only to stay in a haunted hotel room. The opening scene shows John (Aaron Hendry) on a phone call with the money behind his app, LinkRabB1t – a virtualContinue reading “How Stupid? – #02 – Deadcon (2019)”

How Stupid? – #01 – Dark Light (2019)

Dark Light opens with Annie (Jessica Madsen) parading around the house with a shotgun, before accidentally shooting her ex-boyfriend, Paul (Ed Brody). The scene ends with her aiming it towards her daughter, Emily (Opal Littleton), and firing. Then, because non-linear storytelling is a thing, we cut back to the beginning, showing Annie and Emily movingContinue reading “How Stupid? – #01 – Dark Light (2019)”

Film Review: Secret Obsession (2019)

‘If [Secret Obsession] is any indication of [Peter Sullivan’s] career, then it’s a career I do not wish to keep an eye on’ Secret Obsession, 2019 Directed by: Peter Sullivan Written by: Kraig Wenman, Peter Sullivan Starring: Brenda Song, Mike Vogel, Dennis Haysbert After a woman, Jennifer (Brenda Song), is struck by a car whilstContinue reading “Film Review: Secret Obsession (2019)”

TV Series Review: Another Life (2019)

‘They watched so many sci-fi programmes/films and decided to copy them’   Another Life, 2019 Directed by: Mairzee Almas (two episodes), Allan Arkush (two episodes), Sheree Folkson (two episodes), Metin Huseyin (two episodes), Omar Madha (two episodes) Starring: Katee Sackhoff, Justin Chatwin, Samuel Anderson, Blu Hunt, Jake Abel, Alex Ozerov, Selma Blair   After theContinue reading “TV Series Review: Another Life (2019)”

Film Review: Look Away (2018)

‘The writing is so poor that Maria’s reflection is called Airam. That should tell you more than enough about Assaf Bernstein’s script’   Look Away, 2018 Directed by: Assaf Bernstein Written by: Assaf Bernstein Starring: India Eisley, Mira Sorvino, Jason Isaacs A Canadian psychological thriller, Look Away centres around Maria (India Eisley), an unpopular high-schoolContinue reading “Film Review: Look Away (2018)”

Film Review: Kidnapping Stella (2019)

‘The film offers so little it leaves me with so little to talk about’   Kidnapping Stella, 2019 Directed by: Thomas Seven Written by: Thomas Seven Starring: Clemens Schick, Max von der Groeben, Jella Haase A German film, dubbed over on the Netflix version, Kidnapping Stella tells the story of two men, Vic (Clemens Schick)Continue reading “Film Review: Kidnapping Stella (2019)”

Film Review: Bird Box (2018)

‘[It] has an extremely interesting premise […] however I feel that it didn’t quite live up to the hype’   Bird Box, 2018 Directed by: Susanne Bier Written by: Eric Heisserer Starring: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Danielle Macdonald, Lil Rey Howery, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, Colson Baker, BD Wong, Tom Hollander, Sarah PoulsonContinue reading “Film Review: Bird Box (2018)”

Film Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour (2013)

‘Blue is the Warmest Colour is one of the most powerful, emotional, real and erotic films I’ve seen in a long, long time’ Blue is the Warmest Colour, 2013 Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche Starring: Lea Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulos   Blue is the Warmest Colour is one of the most powerful, emotional, real and erotic filmsContinue reading “Film Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour (2013)”

Film Review: Annihilation (2018)

‘A beautiful and mind-boggling analogy for personal self-destruction’ Annihilation, 2018 Directed by: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac   A beautiful and mind-boggling analogy for personal self-destruction through a gene-altering world known as Area X, an area covered by a colourful cloud expanding from theContinue reading “Film Review: Annihilation (2018)”