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  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man

    ★★★★

    Ever hear the expression 'behind every great Invisible Man is a great Visible Woman'?

    Full review: outtakemag.co.uk/reviews/2020/02/25/the-invisible-man-review-elizabeth-moss/

  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

    Even after seeing The Irishman twice, I couldn't shake that nagging feeling - is it me? Am I missing something? It has to be me, right?

    Then I go back to Goodfellas and the feeling just goes away, straight out the window. It's just such an unmistakable masterpiece, this film.

    Riding the line between the decadent appeal of the gangster life and the cruel, ruthless reality of a world where everybody's a greedy, selfish jerk and you can get killed…

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  • Overlord

    Overlord

    ★★

    Thinks being loud is the same as being exciting, full of obvious jump scares and boring characters. There's some fun to be had, both intentional and otherwise, but it's mostly a waste of a cool premise.

  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★★½

    A carefully crafted and rather brilliant homage to a horror classic that both refines and builds upon what came before.

    It's a direct continuation of the original film that nails the tone and atmosphere perfectly, offering a mix of deliberate callbacks and fresh new ideas.

    Jamie Lee Curtis makes a spectacular return as Laurie Strode, a woman who's both much tougher and considerably more vulnerable than before.

    Michael Myers has an incredibly unnerving presence. He may not make you jump…