Review: Adult Life Skills

Now, this post may be titled review but here’s a little secret, it should really be called: “Why We Need More Films Like Adult Life Skills”, so if you’re interested, stick around and I’ll tell you why. Written and directed by Rachel Tunnard, starring Jodie Whittaker as a 29 and soon to the be 30, year old who lives in a shed at the bottom of her Mum’s garden and spends her free time making videos with her thumbs as the lead characters. Also starring: Lorraine Ashburne, Brett Goldstein, Rachael Deering, Eileen Davies, Ozzy Myers and Alice Lowe. Continue reading “Review: Adult Life Skills”


Review: The Subject

Written and directed by Sarah BarkerThe Subject follows a young artist’s (Alice Bird) struggle to create the perfect piece of portraiture at a pivotal moment in her career. A feature with a cast and crew filled with female filmmakers, making it a truly independent, British, female made film, which we definitely need in 2019 and makes it the perfect film to be the first review of the year. Continue reading “Review: The Subject”

Review: Bloody Drama

Written and directed by Colin Bressler, Bloody Drama follows the story of a pool party with five former college sorority sisters attempting one last weekend blowout. While trying hard to grab onto their fun youth filled past they are faced with what is their troubled divisive present. As they water down their issues with booze and drugs unbeknownst to them an evil lurks around them with murderous convictions. Starring: David Carbajal, Mike Ettnie, Sky Hawkes, Makayla Keck, Ivy Lamb, Billionna Olivia Reyes, Katusha Robert and Cristina Cruz Rodríguez. Continue reading “Review: Bloody Drama”

Review: Is This Now

Written and directed by Joe Scott, following Ingrid (Sabrina Dickens) as a young woman having gone through more than her fair share for her short years, navigating her way through wild waters of emotion and adolescence with the help of music. Also starring: Brigid Shine, Anu Hasan, Ruth Millar, Fabien Ara, John Altman, Jonathan Burteaux, Andy Brophy, Carl Wharton, Stevee Davies, Aaron Jeffcoate and the ladies of JOANovARC. Continue reading “Review: Is This Now”

Review: The Void

Written and directed by Jeremy Gillespie (Father’s Day) and Steven Kostanski (Manborg, Father’s Day, ABCs of Death 2), two men perhaps better known for their work in Art and Makeup departments respectively, including Hannibal, Suicide Squad and new Stephen King adaptation It. After a police officer happens upon an injured man and delivers him to the hospital, they begin to experience strange and violent occurrences seemingly linked to a group of mysterious hooded figures. Continue reading “Review: The Void”

Review: We Make Movies

What better use of a summer is there than making a film? We Make Movies follows a group of college students through their highs and lows in an attempt to do just that, for their town’s film festival. Written, directed and starring Matt Tory, as well as: Jordan Hopewell, Zack Slort, Johnathan Holmes, Anne Crockett, Matt Silver, Josiah Finnamore and Valerie Tory. Continue reading “Review: We Make Movies”

Review: Kopy Kings

Written and directed by Greg Dorchak, set in a 24-hour copy centre in Austin and following the bunch of misfits that work there, as their lives are disrupted by a new hire at the same moment that the owner comes to town, only to reveal he is selling out to corporate America. Starring: Kira Pozehl, David Moxham, Darrell N. Mitchell, Patrick Arnez, Joe Bunner, Diana Rose, David Blackwell, Ammie Leonards and Frank J. Kim (as well as Dorchak himself). Continue reading “Review: Kopy Kings”

Review: 5 Greedy Bankers

A heist film following two victims of greedy bankers who decide it’s time to enact their own special kind of revenge against the 5 most responsible and despicable. Directed by Simon Davison and starring: Ramon Tikaram (Fortitude), Pippa Haywood (Scott & Bailey), Tim J. Henley, Hermione Halpin, John Bowe, Richard Dixon, Julia Barrie, Pip Torrens, Simon Slater and Mark Meadows. Continue reading “Review: 5 Greedy Bankers”