Review // Columbus

Kogonada’s visual love letter to the architecture of a little known city is a triumph for the first time director and two captivating leads. Having wowed during its preview at Sundance Film Festival last year, Columbus is the debut from South Korean video essayist come filmmaker Kogonada, who has made the often difficult transition from…

Feature // 25 Years at the Top: Pixar’s Animated Dynasty

Illustration by Thomas Durham As the curtain falls on Incredibles 2's summer dominance, we examine how Pixar has spent a quarter of a century at the top. Everyone has their favourite childhood films, not all of which are necessarily good. While nostalgia may reign supreme for the likes of Pokemon: The Movie and a future…

Feature // Breaking Sad: The Ever-changing Face of Jim Carrey

Illustration by Thomas Durham. This month sees Jim Carrey return to regular television for the first time since 1994. Best known for playing zany, outlandish characters, Carrey’s new show airing on Showtime (US) and Sky Atlantic (UK) will see him in a role much more in line with the sad clown persona that has dominated…

Review // “Who Is America?” Premiere

Last night saw Sacha Baron Cohen’s return to television, satirising and exposing America’s extreme left and right with terrifying and cringeworthy results. Who is America? opens with the voices of John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famed inaugural addresses before quickly cutting to President Trump mocking a disabled reporter and shots of Harvey Weinstein.…

Review // Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

A renewed fanbase and all the money in the word can't hold together this Jurassic mess. Fallen Kingdom sees us return once more to the now volcanically active Isla Nublar, threatening to wipe out it's dinosaur inhabitants who've lived an isolated existence since the park was abandoned several years previously. Experts Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and…

Review // Avengers: Infinity War

The Marvel Cinematic Universe peaks as the band of heroes take on an evil villain threatening intergalactic annihilation. Infinity War, the latest instalment in the Avengers series takes place several years after the events of 2016's Captain America: Civil War. The Avengers are as fragmented as ever and scattered across the world but find themselves forced to…