Kong: Skull Island

The recently Christened Monsterverse delivers its second entry with Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull Island which marks the return of the iconic giant ape last seen in Peter Jackson’s 2005 film King Kong. I wasn’t a fan of Godzilla. Despite its beautiful cinematography and exciting monster fight sequences the general experience was a dud so I…

High Rise

Ben Wheatley’s High Rise is the screen adaption of J.G. Ballard’s 1975 novel of the same name. There have been numerous rumoured attempts to get this off the ground over the years, and director Ben Wheatley (Sightseers, A Field in England) is the one to finally manage it. Set in a version of the seventies…

Crimson Peak

Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak sees the director return to the horror genre with the story of a woman haunted by the ghosts inhabiting an old run down house. It’s been a while since Del Toro played around with horror. I’m not counting his TV Show The Strain or the sadly cancelled Silent Hills video…