GFF2022: Once Upon a Time in Uganda Review

★★★★ There is countless moments in Once Upon a Time in Uganda that perfectly communicate the earnest power of cinema felt in the lowly Ugandan slum where Africa’s most prolific filmmaker crafts his work but the one still engraved into my mind and a moment I’ll never forget is Issac Nabwana showing a group of … Continue reading GFF2022: Once Upon a Time in Uganda Review


GFF2022: Ashgrove Review

★★★ Ashgrove doesn't waste any time getting into motion as it's all the better for it because as soon as we enter Ashgroves lucid domestic nightmare it’s a gripping and enthralling ride. After a brief establishing sequence we’re brought to ‘Ashgrove’, a farm that harbours mysterious secrets and unsteady relations all disguised as a serene … Continue reading GFF2022: Ashgrove Review

2021 cinematic retrospective. Top 10 of the year, favourite cinema trips and more

Intro 2021 has been a pretty good year for films. Coming off of 1 of the worst the industry has experienced, 2021 had forced a lot of expectations and delayed films forced onto it. Cinemas were finally reopening and the industry responded in swing. There was a healthy line-up of blockbuster films such as Dune, … Continue reading 2021 cinematic retrospective. Top 10 of the year, favourite cinema trips and more

The Matrix Resurrections Review

★★★★ “It’s using old code to make something new” The Matrix Resurrections is something really special. It’s a unique and welcome film that uses its identity as yet another modern sequel/ reboot of a beloved classic to deliver a bold meta commentary of the current state of the film industry in the most unabashedly Wachowski … Continue reading The Matrix Resurrections Review

West Side Story Review

★★★★ Although unfamiliar with both the broadway play and the original 1961 film I found this newest adaptation courtesy of Steven Spielberg incredibly easy to fall in love with. Steven Speilberg delivers a masterful hybrid of film and theatre that feels like a brilliant culmination of his life as filmmaker and testament to cinematic/ theatrical … Continue reading West Side Story Review