Review: To the Moon

Written and directed by Matt Tory of We Make Movies (you can read the review here), this time returning to Short Film with To the Moon, following a young man with a mental disability dreams of one day going to the moon. Starring: Matt Tory, Jordan Hopewell, Zack Slort, Valerie Tory, Matt Silver and Jonathan Holmes. Continue reading “Review: To the Moon”


Review: The Shape of Water

A month from today, the UK will be hit with the film that’s taking the awards world by storm, The Shape of Water, so the important question is: will it be worth the hype when you finally get to see it on the big screen? Read on and find the answer…

Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, the infamous man behind cult favourites Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim, as well as the utterly underappreciated, creatively creepy Crimson Peak. Starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones; at a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.  Continue reading “Review: The Shape of Water”

Review: Vesper

Written by, directed by and starring Keyvan Sheikhalishahi, Marge Ofenbey (Agnès Godey) shuts herself away from all in a house to flee her sinister and manipulative husband, Walter (Götz Otto). She asks her nephew Christian for help. But, Christian will soon discover the secrets hidden by Marge and Walter. What are Walter’s true intentions? Why is Marge haunted by stars? Continue reading “Review: Vesper”

Review: The Cat and the Canary (1978)

In a remake of the 1927 original, itself remade in 1939, a group of heirs get together in a decaying mansion to listen to a 20-year old will and learn who will inherit the family fortune. The occasion is interrupted when they also learn that a homicidal maniac is on the loose. Starring: Honor Blackman, Michael Callan, Edward Fox, Wendy Hiller, Olivia Hussey, Carol Lynley, Daniel Massey, Wilfrid Hyde-White and Peter McEnery. Continue reading “Review: The Cat and the Canary (1978)”

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”