Annihilation

2018 – UK, USA Director: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva Novotny Words: Josh Senior It’s safe to say the release of Annihilation has caused some controversy, so let’s address the issue head on. Paramount’s decision to deny the film a worldwide theatrical release and dump…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

2017 – USA Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Domhnall Gleeson, Andy Serkis, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern, Benicio Del Toro Words: Josh Senior   Star Wars matters, that much is true, and considering my emotive response to the franchise’s return in The…

Drive

2011 – USA Director: Nicolas Winding Refn Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Christina Hendricks, Oscar Isaac, Bryan Cranston, Ron Pearlman, Albert Brooks Words: J. Senior It seems surreal to be talking about Drive, now over half a decade on from its original release, as it still feels utterly contemporary and relevant. Nicolas Winding Refn’s first…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

2015 – USA Director: J.J Abrams Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Andy Serkis,  Mark Hammill Words: J. Senior If you are a human being living on Planet Earth, and unless you have been living in a cave with no internet connection for the past three years,…