Nitram

Nitram tells the story of the events leading up to the Port Arthur massacre in 1996. A mass shooting that led to Australia overhauling its gun laws. It is an incredibly difficult watch featuring some very powerful performances. As to whether it gives insight into why such a thing could happen is up to you … Continue reading Nitram

Elvis

The life and times of Elvis Aaron Presley (Austin Butler) as seen through the lens of his manager Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).  Elvis is a sprawling biopic covering thirty plus years of the King of Rock n Roll’s life. As a result there are significant portions that are covered via montages such as his entire … Continue reading Elvis

Spiderhead

Spiderhead penitentiary run by Steve Abnesti (Chris Hemsworth) conducts drug tests on prisoners in exchange for shorter sentences and the most comfortable open prison imaginable. Jeff (Miles Teller) haunted by the actions that resulted in him being incarcerated starts to question the legitimacy of the tests being conducted on him.  Set on the sort of … Continue reading Spiderhead

Men

After Harper (Jessie Buckley) witnesses her husband James (Paapa Essiedu) fall to his death from the balcony of their London flat she retreats to the countryside to “heal”. However the men that she meets there (all played by Rory Kinnear) are a little less than welcoming.  As the story unfolds we will keep returning to … Continue reading Men