Men – Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKJ4Thgk1Js Written & Directed by Alex Garland UK/2022/100mins ★★ Men. The title alone is rather gripping, no? Creator Alex Garland’s follow-up film to Annihilation and Ex-Machina, Men is a bloodied folklore centring on the pugnacity of male antagonism. A broad statement for the film to make – and the foundation of Garland’s narrative of one woman, Harper, seeking refuge after her … Continue reading Men – Review

Ashens and the Polybius Heist – Review

https://youtu.be/9Hq0Zm-sv4Y Directed by Riyad Barmania Written by Stuart Ashen 2020/ UK/ 99 mins ★★★★ Gaming culture is far from a contemporary notion, but browse the sock section of any Primark, and you’ll realise the marketability has skyrocketed for ‘mainstream’ audiences. For decades mysteries and rumours have circulated the industry, none quite as perversely believable than … Continue reading Ashens and the Polybius Heist – Review

Lost at Christmas – Review

https://youtu.be/MAP5P5lck6k Directed by Ryan Hendrick Written by Ryan Hendrick & Clare Sheppard UK/2020/100mins ★★★★ Flip through the channels in the coming weeks, and you’ll likely hear many a herald angel sing, a few french hens and a lot of American accents celebrating Christmas shenanigans. And whilst we could possibly be biased here at Corr Blimey, … Continue reading Lost at Christmas – Review

Dog Soldiers – Remastered Review

https://youtu.be/PQ6nNs0Wl7s Written & Directed by Neil Marshall 2002/ UK/ 105 mins ★★★★ Werewolves quite often get the backend of the horror genre, finding themselves with a spurt of genre-defining classics and John Landis specialities and then relegated to the schlock franchises, spin-offs, and adaptations. A transgression of bullish masculinity and reversion into animalistic nature, when handled with a snarl and … Continue reading Dog Soldiers – Remastered Review

Saint Maud – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/EXs2-TY9qok Directed & Written by Rose Glass UK / 2019 / 84mins ★★★★★ In a sold-out event for Edinburgh’s Filmhouse, horror seems to be the genre encouraging people back into the world of cinema. Rose Glass’ psychological thriller (a debut piece nonetheless) Saint Maud plummets the audience into the morose and obsessive mindscape of a young, seemingly good-natured … Continue reading Saint Maud – Edinburgh Filmhouse