Review: Doctor Sleep

Director: Mike Flanagan Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Ewan McGregor Redefining for yourself what constitutes family is a large part of Doctor Sleep. the belated follow-up to both Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. Those two precursors are famously divergent. King hated Kubrick's film, which is widely regarded as one of the horror masterpieces. Kubrick altered the … Continue reading Review: Doctor Sleep

Review: The Predator

Director: Shane Black Stars: Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Jacob Tremblay A couple of weeks ago Leigh Whannell's snappy and vicious little sci-fi movie Upgrade earned limited release here in the UK and was seen by virtually no one. It's a film of some charm, chiefly if you're beloved of that violent brand of SF most keenly … Continue reading Review: The Predator

Review: Room

When I heard that The Room was back in cinemas and, what's more, sneaking into Oscars contention - not least for its lead actress - I assumed it was some weird joke. Had I woken in Bizarro-world? But no. Tommy Wiseau's cult 'classic' will remain on the midnight movie circuit for a while yet and the … Continue reading Review: Room