‘Shimmer Lake’ Review

While Netflix has been killing with TV it hasn’t quite found it’s footing with original movies. But Shimmer Lake, an hour and a half subersive crime thriller seems like a good place to start. Written and directed by Oren Uziel, Shimmer Lake tells the story of a bank heist gone wrong in reverse. Working it’s…

Supergirl borrows Wonder Woman’s boots

In a stroke of genius by the marketing team at DC, a post-finale Supergirl trailer shows Supergirl at a bar wearing a familiar​ pair of boots and cuffs. Featuring some of our fave female characters including Alex Danvers, Queen Rhea, Cat Grant and President Marsdin in a featurette to promote the upcoming Wonder Woman movie….

Dark Universe: What does it all mean?

Universal Studios is injecting new life into it’s classic monster movies with the announcement of ‘Dark Universe.’ The Universe begins with the remake of ‘The Mummy’ starring Tom Cruise soon to be hitting our screens. And they are expanding with big names joining the universe including Javier Bardem (Frankstein’s Monster), Johnny Depp (The Invisible Man),…

5 Great Modern Day Shakespeare Movies

The enduring appeal of Shakespeare is due to the rich and universal appeal of his stories. But with pontificating professors and stuffy scenery it can often be hard to try and crack into a play. However these directors have taken these classic Shakespeare stories and put a modern twist on them and hopefully will help…

‘Casting JonBenet’ Review

Netflix’s Casting JonBenet is a less a true crime documentary and more an examination of true crime obsessions and true crime documentaries themselves. Doing exactly what it says on the tin, Casting JonBenet follows the casting process for one of the dramatic reconstructions you often see in a true crime documentary.  Using casting tapes for…

Spiderman’s Venom movie is happening

Spiderman’s arch nemesis looks set to be getting his very own movie as a completely separate entity from the Marvel franchise. The new movie will follow the antihero/villain in an R-rated feature, will not feature the innocent looking Tom Holland. The British actor recently took up the mantle of Spiderman in the Captain America: Civil War and…

Mean Girls novel coming soon

Mean Girls is getting a literary makeover, nearly thirteen years since it’s release Mean Girls has enjoyed a cult-like status among high school movies. The extremely quotable exploration of high school made stars out of Rachel Mcadams and Amanda Seyfried and even spawned a musical. The book based on the screenplay is set to be…

Indiana Jones 5 is a go but will it be the end?

In a statement released last year, Walt Disney productions officially confirmed the returning collaboration of Indiana Jones in its fifth installment but fans are already wondering if this will be Harrison Ford’s last foray into architecture. Alan Horn, Disney Chairman stated “Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can’t wait to…

Kate Moss in the Love Actually sequel

Although not coming back in a feature-length film, the Love Actually sequel is a highly-anticipated 2017 sequel. A twenty-minute homage for fans in conjunction with British charity Comic Relief, will see Rowan Atkinson and Colin Firth return to the much loved film landscape. And now Woman’s Wear Daily have reported that Kate Moss, supermodel icon…

Deadpool: Janelle Monae for Domino?

Janelle Monae, a woman of many talents but is ass kicking one of them? The new teaser for Deadpool 2 screened before the smash-hit Logan movie and excitement for the next R rating sequel has never been higher. As casting rumors circulate it looks like actress/singer/style icon extraordinaire Janelle Monae looks to be a front-runner…

Margot Robbie to star as ‘Marian’

In her next star turn, Margot Robbie will play Robin Hood’s love Maid Marian in a new feature film but there’s a twist… As the famous fictional character, Marian will be mourning the death of Robin Hood and taking up the lead in a raging war around Sherwood forest. The first title lead for Robbie who has…

Emma Watson addresses backlash.

Emma Watson has been having quite a busy time for someone that claimed to have a year off. With her work in the feminist book club and interviewing Gloria Steinem, her year off sounds like a busy 12 months to me. In one of her most in-depth interviews yet Emma addresses the criticisms she’s received…