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Awais Irfan

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For as long as I can remember, I have had a real passion for movies and for writing. I'm a superhero fanboy at heart; 'The Dark Knight' and 'Days of Future Past' are a couple of my favourites. I'm a big sci-fi fan too - 'Star Wars' has been my inspiration from the start; 'Super 8' is another personal favourite, close to my heart... I love movies. All kinds of movies. Lots of them too.

Sydney 2018: ‘Holiday’Review: Dir. Isabella Eklöf

Holiday Review: Masochistic and visually confronting, Isabella Eklöf’s gangster moll tale is 88-minutes of unfulfilled potential. Holiday film reviewed by Awais Irfan. The warm beaches and lively Summer...

‘Ghost Stories’ Review: Dirs. Andy Nyman, Jeremy Dyson (2018)

Ghost Stories review: Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson bring a version their acclaimed stage show to the screen - a spectacular, nerve-shredding, scream-inducing horror experience. Ghost...

‘Deadpool 2’ & Why Fox Are The Superhero Game-Changers We Need

The year is 2000 and Bryan Singer has unleashed X-Men upon the world – a darker, gritty live-action re-imagining of the beloved animated series...

‘A Love That Never Dies’ Review: Dirs. Jimmy Edmonds, Jane Harris...

A Love That Never Dies review: An honest, moving look at family, loss, and bereavement as a grieving couple travel as a catharsis for their...

Ranking The Films Of Wes Anderson

This weekend’s release of stop-motion treat Isle of Dogs marks the return of one of the greatest filmmakers working today, in my opinion: the...

Glasgow Film Festival: ‘Submergence’ Review: Dir. Wim Wenders (2018)

Submergence review: Wim Wenders directs this romantic thriller film, based on the novel of the same name by J. M. Ledgard.  Submergence review by Awais...

‘Foxtrot’ Review: Dir. Samuel Maoz (2018)

Foxtrot review: Samuel Maoz’s Israeli drama is a work that deserves analysis and years of unpacking. Foxtrot review by Awais Irfan. Whilst it may not have picked up...

Glasgow Film Festival: ‘Lean on Pete’ Review: Dir. Andrew Haigh (2018)

Lean on Pete review: Andrew Haigh's film will envelop you into its world and refuse to let you go for 2 hours Lean on Pete review...

Glasgow Film Festival: ‘Thoroughbreds’ Review: Dir. Cory Finley (2018)

Thoroughbreds review: Cory Finley directs Olivia Cooke, Anya-Taylor Joy and Anton Yelchin in this delightful, very atmospheric, indelible film. Thoroughbreds review by Awais Irfan. There’s a lot...

Glasgow Film Festival: ‘Love, Simon’ Review: Dir. Greg Berlanti (2018)

Love Simon review: Greg Berlanti directs this involving young adult drama, which based on the book "Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" by Becky Albertalli. Love...