Category - Film & TV

Film & TV

Review: Bridget Jones’s Baby

Note: Falling face first into mud is the way into a man’s heart.
Bridget is back. After 15 years, the third instalment in the beloved franchise, Bridget...

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Review: The Neon Demon

With his latest release, The Neon Demon, Nicolas Winding Refn brings us one of the only worthy films to see during this unremarkable summer at the cinema...

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Review: Café Society

On the phone, Bobby’s relative calls to ask if he’s bored of Hollywood already. Bobby responds, ‘I’m kind of half bored, half...

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Review: Jason Bourne

‘You Know His Name‘, the tagline reads. And by now, after five films spanning fourteen years, it’s safe to say that Matt Damon’s...

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Review: Finding Dory

For me, what was perhaps the most remarkable thing about Finding Dory was that its story flowed so effortlessly without the need of a villain. Like its...

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Review: The BFG

Adults would say Roald Dahl’s books are for children and only children. They believe that the worlds of a telekinetic child, a chocolate factory, talking...

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Review: Star Trek Beyond

Before you venture into this review of Star Trek Beyond, I must warn you that I am NOT a ‘Trekkie’. If there was a scale that measured how much of a...

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Review: Nerve

“Are you a watcher or a player?” is the hook for the new 2016 film, Nerve, starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco. In this mind-twisting, edge-of-your-seat...

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Review: Central Intelligence

Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, of Dodgeball fame, Central Intelligence is surprisingly not terrible.
The odd-couple film introduces us to popular and...

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Miles Ahead Review

Don Cheadle (Iron Man) directs and stars in a Miles Davis biopic, that rids itself of all biopic clichés. Receiving mixed critical reviews, most likely due to...

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Victoria Review

Directed by German director Sebastian Schipper, and shot by Sturla Brandth Grøvlen (Rams), Victoria is a German/English language film, shot in one continuous...

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Review: Hardcore Henry

Quench Video Games editor Tom Morris spends ninety minutes looking through the eyes of a killer cyborg, wondering why he doesn’t get to control him with...

Film & TV

CIFF 2016 Preview

Cardiff Independent Film Festival (CIFF) is a showcase for independent filmmakers to exhibit both features and shorts. This year’s festival, between...

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Spotlight: Richard Linklater

Each month, Quench looks at a different director’s selected filmography. We take a look at Richard Linklater for March’s online feature.
Born in...

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Reel Life

The UK has gone from having only four documentary feature films released in cinemas in 2001 to 89 by 2013. With screenings of feature-length documentaries in...

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Spotlight: Sophia Coppola

So far this year our director spotlight has been, for lack of a better term, a bit of a sausage fest. This wasn’t an intentional decision, but more to do...

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Cartoons for Adults

As a kid my life centred around cartoons; every day before taking the harrowing steps to school, watching Cartoon Network’s fantastic line of programming...

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