A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators. If the storm doesn’t get you… they will *Minor spoilers* My Review Skins‘ Effy is Haley, a plucky swimmer (lucky) who thinks she might be done… Read More

The Girl Before You

She was his. She was perfect. And then, she was gone. Alice Bell has always had a bee in her bonnet about her husband’s past. She doesn’t know it all but catches snippets here and there, about his reputation at University where they met and the few extra-marital dalliances he’s had since they married. Ones… Read More

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

I was really looking forward to this Guillermo del Toro produced spookfest. The trailer piqued my interests from the get go and the intro to our central characters and their sleepy little town was really satisfying. Especially with Halloween just a few short months away. But I just wasn’t that into it and I’m sad… Read More

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

I’ve slept on this review because I just haven’t been sure about what to say. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy this movie experience, quite the opposite. It’s by one of my favourite directors* so there’s a lot to love and I did enjoy it overall, I think it’s just that – there’s a lot… Read More

Pad Man, or: End Period Poverty NOW

The last movie in our Bollywood Month and at least it has the decency to have some half-way good songs. Not much dancing though. It shares many characteristics of the movies we’ve reviewed this week (melodramatic, colourful, over two hours long) but sets itself apart by being less about that ol’ devil called love and… Read More

No Big Deal

It would have been nice to have had a heroine like Emily growing up. Even if she is 75 times cooler than I’ve ever been.  Navigating all your normal rites of passage in a fat body can be a minefield – friendship, school, the future, shagging, ROMANCE – but Emily doesn’t see why she should… Read More

Elizabeth Harvest

Netflix seems to be a hot bed for fucked up sci-fi/horror and I love finding the diamonds in the rough. This is more cubic zirconia than diamond sure, but it still has a certain shine. Elizabeth Harvest A brilliant man marries a beautiful woman and shows her his home, stating that it’s all hers –… Read More

Destination Wedding

The story of two miserable and unpleasant wedding guests, Lindsay and Frank, who develop a mutual affection despite themselves. Winona Ryder • Keanu Reeves Director: Victor Levin • Year: 2018 IMDB Rating: 6/10 • My Rating: 3/5 Lindsay: Don’t you believe there is someone for everyone? Frank: Close. I believe that there is nobody for… Read More