Top 10 Disaster Films

Disaster films have wowed audiences since the early part of the 20th century. Films such as Metropolis (1927) and King Kong (1933) displayed major catastrophes affecting hundreds of people. In Metropolis it was a flood, in King Kong it was a...

Review: Surrogates

Surrogates is a cautionary tale about our increasing reliance on technology. The concept is intriguing as Bruce Willis attempts to piece together a murder plot involving robots and their human users. The film muses on the idea of a society living life where human dysfunction and...

Review: Surveillance

Bill Pullman and Julia Ormond are the FBI agents tracking a pair of violent killers in Jennifer Lynch's brilliantly suspenseful feature film debut. Daniel Stephens reviews this twisty thriller from the daughter of Blue Velvet and The Elephant Man director David Lynch.

Review: Vantage Point

Pete Travis' film tells us just how much the mass media manipulate news and current affairs to suit their own political and ideological agendas. The film then does the exact same thing it appears to critique. Read my review to find out why I didn't like Vantage Point.

Review: Shallow Grave

Danny Boyle has been making great films ever since his debut. With the release of the director's latest 127 Hours Daniel Stephens looks back at Boyle's first feature film. Shallow Grave is about the disintegration of friendship under the strain of...

Twisted brilliance in Dressed To Kill

Watching the film for the first time you’d be forgiven for questioning whether or not you were viewing a voyeuristic semi-pornographic sex film. The opening scene not only plays with your perception of what is really happening but it throws genre conventions out the window, and...

“Straw Dogs”: A Tale Of Juvenile Delinquents, Revenge & The School Playground

Top 10 Films editor Dan Stephens analyses the mechanics of Sam Peckinpah's controversial masterpiece Straw Dogs...