Mezipatra 2017 – Tom of Finland review

Tom of Finland is a surprisingly light-hearted biopic of the artist behind the revolutionary Tom of Finland cartoons. A good opener for the 18th Mezipatra Queer Film Festival and a strong foundation for this year's 'Be Your Own Champion' motto.

10 creepy Czech films to watch this Halloween

Despite not having a wide range of generic horror movies, and not being a country that traditionally celebrates Halloween, the Czech Republic's film industry is still known for its wholly original and bizarre taste in film and animation. From the influential and undeniably creepy animations of Karel Zeman and Jan Svankmajer to the philosophical and truly bizarre works in the Czech New Wave era of cinema, these titles will get you in the mood.

Baby Driver review – the modern musical reinvented?

Edgar Wright's Baby Driver is an interesting piece of contemporary film. It markets itself as an ultra cool car chase film, but in reality is more of an entertaining love epic / musical. It's sweet as hell, and stylish as f*ck, but it was missing that trademark Wright humour that we've grown to love.

Ghost in the Shell review – cyberpunk is back!

The live-action adaptation of the cult anime Ghost in the Shell is probably one of the most visually perfect films to grace our screens so far this year. It's great to have some cyber punk to sink our teeth into again, but its poor attempts at provoking emotional responses and philosophical debate bring it down to your standard 3-star action film.