Feature // Year in Review: 2018

Illustration by Thomas Durham. The year began with The Shape of Water and ended with the cinematic debut of Aquaman while in-between was a veritable ocean of variously challenging, unconventional, intelligent and rousingly entertaining features – plus the floating turd of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The convergence of the global media landscape continued apace as…

Review // Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Andy Serkis, known best for his highly acclaimed motion-capture work on the Lord of Rings and Planet of the Apes series' takes a spot in the director’s seat for his own live-action adaptation of the Jungle Book story Stripping itself of The Jungle Book name, Mowgli follows the titular character (Rohan Chand) as he attempts to survive…

Review // Outlaw King

Last Friday I ventured to Edinburgh's Omni Vue to attend Outlaw King's all-important Scottish premiere, catching up with the cast as well as director David Mackenzie and producer Gillian Berrie. Outlaw King is Netflix's newest big-budget historical epic, depicting the tale of Robert the Bruce. Bruce's story takes place in 14th century Scotland, straight after…

Feature // “Harambe & Friends” green-lit by Netflix despite controversy.

Netflix have officially picked up the new animated show from the team behind “BoJack Horseman” and are set to go into production later this year. Speaking in March, creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg stated “we’d been looking to do an animated show similar to (BoJack) for quite some time and were finally able to get things together…