The Handmaiden 

Not one to hold back on his storytelling with his usual themes of vengeance and eclectic mix of trademark black humour, Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden is an intricate and intimate erotic thriller of desire, betrayal and deception.  Taking inspiration from Sarah Waters’ novel ‘Fingersmith‘ which was set in victorian era England, Park Cha-wook instead transports […]

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Alien: An Iconic Masterpiece

Ridley Scott’s iconic modern day classic ‘Alien’ is an undisputed masterpiece of science fiction horror. It manages to appeal to the very basic elements of fear with its themes of claustrophobic isolation, the darkness and a seemingly unstoppable monstrous gothic creature. Its simple, yet effective, premise has been captivating audiences ever since its first release […]

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The Lost City of Z

The first thing that will grab you about James Gray’s The Lost City of Z, is just how jaw droppingly gorgeous this film looks. Drenched in a dazzlingly washed out palette of greens, yellows and browns, it instantly transports you back to the early 1900’s and the heart of the jungle. Captivating its audience from […]

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