Tag: Movie reviews

Get Out: Film Review

Get Out: Film Review

By Linda Marric @linda_marric Jordan Peele’s Get Out is a smart, socially conscious, funny and genuinely terrifying horror movie. Made by Blumhouse, who were also responsible for the Insidious series, the film has been one of the most eagerly awaited genre movies of the year, on the strength of its ...

Catfight: Film Review

Catfight: Film Review

By Linda Marric @linda_marric There’s one thing Catfight director Onur Tukel cannot be accused of, and that thing is lacking in originality. However you chose to read his film, one thing is for sure, this curious little production manages to pack more punches and raise more laughs than the majority ...

Fences: Film Review

Fences: Film Review

Set in Pittsburg in the 1950s and adapted from August Wilson’s 1983 award-winning play of the same name, Fences is the third feature from Denzel Washington in his directorial guise. The play was part of a bigger body of work titled The Pittsburgh Cycle which charters black lives across the ...

The Wailing: DVD Review

The Wailing: DVD Review

By Leslie Byron Pitt @afrofilmviewer The first question which left my lips after viewing The Wailing was a simple one? Why so Long? Na Hong-jin’s (The Chaser, The Yellow Sea) third feature is by no means a bad movie. Far from it. Like many of the more successful Korean exports ...

Little Men: Film Review

Little Men: Film Review

By Linda Marric @Linda_Marric Fresh from the highly acclaimed Love Is Strange, Ira Sachs is back with a new production which deals with similar themes of New York real Estate and its devastating effects on human relations. Little Men tells the story of how the gentrification of a formally working ...