Tag : Elliot Gaynon

A Star Is Born Is A Dizzyingly Breathless Story

1 month ago / 0 comments

Music is essentially 12 notes between any octave’ explains Sam Elliott towards the end of A Star Is Born. ‘It’s the same story told over and over, forever. All any artist can offer the world is how they see those 12 notes.’ The line is just shy of a wink … Read More

Review: Searching

2 months ago / 0 comments

When his daughter goes missing, a distant father (John Cho) must unravel her sprawling online world in an incisive, unofficial investigation which provides the basis of Searching. This is a missing-person thriller which at many points feels like Prisoners remade as an Apple advert, however, thanks to solid work from … Read More

The Super Bowl Trailer Roundup

9 months ago / 0 comments

I’ll be honest; I have no clue how American football works, nor do I understand the logistics of the Super Bowl. All I know is that there’s a lot of stopping and starting, every year we get an overblown pop show at half-time, and – more importantly – that half-time … Read More

The Cloverfield Paradox – What went wrong?

9 months ago / 0 comments

Heading into a new film without a single familiar frame in mind is rare. And in the case of The Cloverfield Paradox – announced and released within a few quick hours – it was especially exciting. Fans had no time to slave over the hidden details of trailers and marketing … Read More

Robert Pattinson Shines in the Safdie Brothers’ ‘Good Time’

12 months ago / 0 comments

Good Time, the Safdie Brothers’ new A24-distributed crime-thriller, kicks into action with an understated daylight bank heist. After the money is exchanged via scribbled notes of threat, a concealed dye-pack leads to a crashed car and a pair of robbers on the run: our protagonist Constantine ‘Connie’ Nikas (Robert Pattinson) … Read More

Jared Leto Cast as Hugh Hefner in Brett Ratner-directed Biopic

1 year ago / 0 comments

Elliot Gaynon takes a look at the latest controversy surrounding the divisive Hugh Hefner, and asks if Jared Leto really is the best choice to play the late Playboy founder. Will his brand of ‘method acting’ bring nuance to the already questionable role? The world is a truly terrible place. … Read More

‘Blade Runner 2049 has landed’: Review

1 year ago / 0 comments

Cult classic Blade Runner gets a makeover in the latest instalment from Warner Bros. Thought the original was impressive? Read this, see the film, and think again.  Blade Runner 2049 has landed. Yes, this is the long-awaited sequel to that 1982 sci-fi cult behemoth, and Harrison Ford reprises his role as … Read More