REVIEW: Okja (2017)

After being raised in rural South Korea for 10 years by a young girl named Mija (Seo-Hyun) and her grandfather (Byun Hee-bong), Okja, a genetically-modified ‘superpig’, is taken back to New York for a public event hosted by Okja’s creators, the Mirando Cooperation, spearheaded by CEO Lucy Mirando (Swinton). Mija has other ideas and, with the aid of an underground animal welfare group, a daring rescue mission ensues.

REVIEW: Life (2017)

When the six-member crew (seven if you include the lab rat) aboard the International Space Station – of which includes captain and quarantine enforcer Dr Miranda North (Ferguson), space-addict Dr David Jordan (Gyllenhaal), and wise-cracking Yankee Rory Adams (Reynolds) – capture a probe returning from Mars with soil samples, they are soon in the company of an eighth member when an extra-terrestrial organism is discovered. Initially harmless and exciting, it quickly becomes apparent that E.T this really isn’t when it begins a murderous rampage.