Dan Stevens

Film Review: Colossal (Canada/Spain, 2017) is a miraculous achievement

April 11, 2017

Nacho Vigalondo has always been an exciting filmmaker for me. Ever since I saw his first feature film Timecrimes, I’ve always wanted to see more of this work. His handling of genre film and melding it with themes of humanity or topical themes has always fascinated and thrilled me.... Continue Reading

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Legion‘s first season was wildly stylised; examining reality, fantasy, mental illness and mutants

April 3, 2017

Sometimes a new show comes along and it feels like a breath of fresh air in amongst a genre that has been feeling a little formulaic and stale. Legion created and developed by Noah Hawley (Fargo) takes a deeply dramatic dive into the world of mutants and superpowers. We meet David Haller (Dan Stevens) and his girlfriend Syd Barrett (Rachel Keller) and travel down the rabbit hole path into a series that examines, reality, fantasy, mental illness and superpowers all in a wildly stylised series. We took a look at the show’s first few episodes and put together an initial impressions piece. Now we compile some thoughts on the season as a whole, and potentially where the second season can go.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Beauty And The Beast (USA, 2017) has breathtaking moments of grandiose cinematic bliss

March 21, 2017

A story that originated in 1740 now considered one of the most beloved and beautiful of fairytales that has been remade/rebooted/retold a countless number of times, Beauty And The Beast is considered a tale as old as time. Of late Disney has been having a bit of a renaissance if you will, remaking number of their classics into “live action” (with a little help from CGI) films, from Maleficent, Cinderella, The Jungle Book to Pete’s Dragon. Their latest release endeavours to reach young new audiences as well as reviving the old with a hint of nostalgia. ... Continue Reading

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FX renews the mind-bending Legion for a Second Season

March 18, 2017

It’s been garnering rave reviews from critics and fans alike for its mind bendingly psychological twists and turns, so it’s no surprise that FX has announced that Legion will return for a second season in 2018.... Continue Reading

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First Impressions: FX’s Legion takes the superhero genre and subverts it

January 30, 2017

From the guy who brought you the X-Men, Bryan Singer, and the guy who brought you the TV version of Fargo, Noah Hawley, and based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz comes an origin story series for one particular obscure character from the X-Men universe.... Continue Reading

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The magic of Beauty and the Beast is brought to life in its first official trailer

November 17, 2016

For those that have fond memories of their childhood watching the animated version of Beauty and the Beast, can now officially experience the magic of its first feature-length version starring the talented Emma Watson as Belle.... Continue Reading

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FX to launch X-Men spinoff series Legion

June 2, 2016

FX will be launching the first season of X-Men spinoff series Legion on its TV network. The story will follow a young troubled man (played by Dan Stevens) who may have abilities no other human can have.... Continue Reading

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Beauty and the Beast reveals Emma Watson

May 24, 2016

The first teaser to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has landed.  Disney has opted with something in much the same vein as The Jungle Book and Maleficent when it comes to retelling this classic as a live-action feature.... Continue Reading

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