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



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

The Cloverfield Paradox

The third Cloverfield film was dropped onto Netflix after the Superbowl in keeping with the previous films secretive nature. The plot is set in 2028 and follows a crew aboard the Cloverfield Space Station trying to create an energy source to save an Earth amidst an energy crisis. As with 10 Cloverfield Lane the script … Continue reading The Cloverfield Paradox


Good Time

Connie (Robert Pattinson) wants the best for his mentally handicapped brother Nick (Benny Safdie), but his love for him is misguided. Thinking that money will solve all their problems Connie gets Nick to help him rob a bank and when things go wrong he spends the night trying to get his brother out of jail. … Continue reading Good Time



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 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