Kodachrome

Kodachrome is a Netflix Original film released in April 2018 and one that I wished I’d let into my life on release. Initially it will feel rather generic and the McGuffin that gets the ball rolling feels so unbelievable that it makes perfect sense when you find out it’s true! In 2010, A. G. Sulzberger … Continue reading Kodachrome

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Annihilation

Lena (Natalie Portman) is a biologist who volunteers for a dangerous mission into Area X. An expanding area masked by a shimmer of light which no one has returned from. Based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer Annihilation is already a contender for film of the year despite its contentious release. Following the studio believing … Continue reading Annihilation

Mute

Duncan Jones fourth film took him the best part of his entire career to get made and after 16 years of development it released on Netflix rather than at the cinema. Set in the near future in the same universe as his debut film Moon, it has the dystopian appearance of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, … Continue reading Mute

Bright

Set in a world where orcs, humans and elves coexist we follow LAPD cops Ward (Will Smith) and Jakoby (Joel Edgerton unrecognisable under orc make up) on an eventful shift. The Netflix Original film starts with a promising title sequence attempting to give us thousands of years of back story - orcs sided with the … Continue reading Bright

Okja

Okja is my first review on this site for a film that I did not see at the cinema and that on its own gives me incredibly mixed feelings about the health of the Cinema. The film, financed by Netflix has received a limited cinema release the same day as it became available on the … Continue reading Okja