ANNIHILATION

Annihilation – Review

Like a refraction of Ex Machina’s interrogation of artificial intelligence, Alex Garland’s Annihilation asks similar questions about humanity’s impulse towards self-destruction, through images that are...
Mute

Mute – Review

We honestly couldn’t tell you what happens in Mute. And that’s not a spoiler warning. Alexander Skarsgård is a mute bartender searching for his missing girlfriend, Paul Rudd is a black-market surgeon and...
Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox – Review

When a film is released with next to no warning or hype, it means one of two things: a car crash is being cleaned up before too many people see it, or the finished film is so good it will grab attention...
Alien Covenant

Alien: Covenant – Review

If to err is human, then Ridley Scott’s aliens are perfection. But as Covenant proves emphatically, perfection isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. What a machine might view as imperfect emotions, like fear...
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Spaceship – LFF 2016 Review

The press notes for Alex Taylor's feature debut, Spaceship, advise you to expect a Harmony Korine film set in Surrey. Going in with an aversion to Korine's desperately controversial style of cinema therefore...