• I'm an equal opportunities film lover, passionate about finding new films and digging deep into film festival line-ups to find new voices and hidden gems. I write about films and television all over the internet. Click on the image to the left and you will find links to all the reviews, features and interviews I've written this year.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Review

As the credits roll on the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, the sequel to the 2014 Jonathan Liebsman directed “live-action” feature, the familiar strains of the theme song to the 1987 animated series fill the cinema. The song has been given an update: the “pop punk” group singing it is uncredited, but it’s a … Read more

Cabin Fever Review

Despite the wave of groans that spreads across the internet every time a remake is announced, there’s nothing inherently wrong with them. There are plenty of of superb remakes, some of which are even better than the films upon which they are based. What is often frustrating about remakes, though, and has led to the … Read more

Deadpool Review

We got our first taste of Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool in 2009, with his appearance as the character in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. But this iteration was considered something of a slap in the face to the character and its fans. The wise-cracking mercenary-turned-(not-quite-a)-superhero had his mouth sewn shut in that film and whilst some may … Read more

The Green Inferno Review

Taking its name from the film within the film in Ruggero Deodato’s brutal 1980 picture, Cannibal Holocaust, The Green Inferno is Eli Roth’s latest, provocative sideswipe at modern America, viewed through the somewhat distorting prism of a schlocky horror movie. The Green Inferno opens with a beautiful shot of the Amazonian forest, which is quickly … Read more