Movie Features

14 May 2021

Saw V revisited: The walls are closing in…

With a comic book and video game release, as well as the pursuit of other Saw projects, the horror franchise had completely taken over the mainstream by the time Saw ...

13 May 2021

Saw IV revisited: A new Jigsaw Killer rises

Saw IV marked the first time one of the films in the series would be written by someone other than Leigh Whannel, with Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan working on ...

13 May 2021

Trailer breakdown: What does The Forever Purge have to offer?

In 2013, we saw the beginning of The Purge franchise, where in America for one night a year, all crime including murder is legal. The first movie focused on one home ...

13 May 2021

IT Revisited: Looking back on Pennywise and the terror he brought to Derry

The horror genre is an open book; almost any story or idea can be placed in a creepy setting, and those ideas can be ever so eerie – if done ...
11 May 2021

Saw III revisited: A test within a test… within a test

With Saw mania taking over the world, a third instalment was a foregone conclusion. With an increased budget once more of $10 million, Saw III brought in a whopping $164.9 ...

8 May 2021

Trailer breakdown: What do we know about new Netflix thriller, Awake?

There will never not be a market for thrillers. New ways to scare and horrify us; fresh takes on old stories. Netflix’s new thriller, Awake, takes the idea of a ...
7 May 2021

Saw II revisited: The twists that shaped the future of the franchise

Following on from the huge success of the first Saw film was going to be a tough task for anybody. Still, original creator Leigh Whannell jumped at the opportunity to ...
7 May 2021

Seven glorious films about singing to celebrate the Eurovision Song Contest!

The Eurovision Song Contest has been going on for decades, with the first competition being held in May, 1956. Marcel Bezençon was the founder of this globally-celebrated event; it was ...
6 May 2021

Seven Marvel characters who said some of the most iconic lines

Warning: This article contains spoilers! Whether they make you laugh or cry, some of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) characters have said some utterly fantastic lines over the years. From ...
6 May 2021

A Quiet Place revisited: Bringing an eerie silence to the horror genre

Many horror/thriller movies rely on the sickening sounds of a monster, or piano keys being played by a mystery figure for their scares; but not this one. A Quiet Place relies ...
4 May 2021

Saw revisited: Looking back at the film that changed the horror genre forever

“I want to play a game.” Those five words quickly became a staple of the horror genre following the release of the original Saw movie, all the way back ...
29 April 2021

All of the biggest and best films being released in May 2021!

It’s been a long, long time since any of us have been to a cinema. After being in lockdown for a couple of months, fans really began to miss the ...
29 April 2021

Our Film of the Week, in light of Superhero Day, has to be Thor: Ragnarok

As we all know, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is a franchise like no other, having spanned over 10 years’ worth of movies to bring us to the climactic masterpieces ...
23 April 2021

National Lost Dogs Day: Five examples of Man’s Best Friend in film

What better way to raise awareness and remember some wonderful dogs, than watching films that either focus on the furry companions, or have an adorable pup in them? Here are five ...
23 April 2021

Podcast of the Week: Seeing Saw with Catherine Bray, Anna Bogutskaya and Charlie Shackleton

If you’re a horror junkie like many of us here at Female First, then you’ll have seen many if not all of the movies in the Saw horror franchise. From ...
22 April 2021

Our Film of the Week is a real British underdog story - Kingsman: The Secret Service

Underdog stories can often be predictable and even banal, but Eggsy’s (Taron Egerton) tale stands out from the rest in the best possible way. Kingsman: The Secret Service follows Eggsy, ...
22 April 2021

National Pool Opening Day: Five movies with great pool scenes you’ll love!

Everyone seems to be taking to the ease of lockdown very well; most are out and about in the sun, some are in local parks with picnics. But not everyone ...
21 April 2021

Revisiting the five top movies of all time

There are various top five movies ranking in the world. However, in the industry, people tend to look at IMDB (The Internet Movie Database) as the bible. Their five highest ...
17 April 2021

Movie News Roundup: New casting for films; news on Spider-Man: No Way Home; and more!

Thankfully, movies and TV shows are still making waves this year, and since lockdown is easing up in many parts of the world it’s time to start getting excited about ...
16 April 2021

Not ready to venture out just yet? Here are some movies coming to streaming services this weekend!

Lockdown has eased off recently, as the start of this week (April 12th, 2021) marked the first day in over a year the people of Britain have been able to ...
15 April 2021

The Water Man trailer breakdown: What do we know about the David Oyelowo film?

New films are coming out rather frequently to our delight, and David Oyelowo’s directorial debut is set to drop next month. Many people seem confused, however, as the movie seems ...
15 April 2021

Our Film of the Week is a tale focused on the loving bonds a mother and daughter can share: Brave

Disney films tend to always contain a message of sorts, something to make you think about life all over again. With Brave, that message is a very unique one indeed. ...
13 April 2021

See the trailer for Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead: “It’s a goddamn zombie tiger”

As a Zack Snyder fan, it’s awesome to see the filmmaker back in prime positioning following the successful campaign to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut of DC Extended Universe project, Justice League. Now, he’s ...
13 April 2021

The MCU's five best villains (and five that just didn't work)

What is a Marvel movie without an incredible villain? We wouldn’t be so invested in these comic book heroes and their missions to save the universe if it weren’t for ...