Category: Film

The view from both sides of camera.

The Electric Sheepdog

The Electric Sheepdog is a futuristic short film about a boy who loses his dog and tries to replace it with an electric sheepdog.


Why don’t animated films receive as much recognition as live action films?

Animated films are just as good as their live action counterparts. Why is it, then, that animation rarely ever gets recognised alongside live action films?

Elkhart Express: The Glenn Cunningham Story

Elkhart Express is a short film telling the story of Glenn Cunningham, the record holder for the mile in the 1930s.

Still from Dunkirk. Courtesy of Warner Brothers and Syncopy

Dunkirk review: a story that emerged through the apparent chaos

Christopher Nolan’s latest film is a masterpiece that draws its strength from its multiple perspectives, non-linear narrative, and its relative lack of dialogue.

Photo Courtesy of Bones

Boku no Hero Academia review: thoughts and themes

Boku no Hero Academia tells the story of world where most people have superpowers, and about a boy who just happens not to have one.

Frame from Heist


Heist is a western action comedy about a group of bandits who get more than they bargained for when they try to rob a train.

Netflix’s new interactive shows are a great idea—but the idea isn’t new

As part of their attempt to edge out competition, Netflix is introducing shows where viewers can dictate the plot. But what does that mean, and will it work?

5 children’s books that Disney should make into movies

There are many great children’s stories waiting for a bigger audience. But which ones should be sent to the big screen?

Still of Piper. Courtesy of Pixar Studios

The short films nominated for Oscars

While there are certainly many good shows being nominated for Best Picture, there are also many great film shorts nominated for Oscars this year. Here are my takes on 10 of them.

Courtesy of Lucasfilm

Rogue One review: introducing Disney’s most daring film in a decade

Edgy and daring, Rogue One strays from the well trodden path of past Star Wars movies, instead telling a story of war, of rebellion, and of politics. Oh, and death.