Lady Bird Review

In her first solo effort as a director and writer, Greta Gerwig creates a somewhat auto-biographical story about a teenager going through her final year of high school in Sacramento, California, in 2002. Saoirse Ronan stars a Christine aka Lady Bird (the name she gave herself), as she goes through the motions of her final... Continue Reading →

The Post Review

We have begun to see in Hollywood, a string of movies that have been perfectly timed when examining the current climate of the world. We have seen movies made that tie into the Black Lives Matter movement, the sexual harassment cases in Hollywood and the Trump Administration, and despite The Post being a historical drama,... Continue Reading →

The Shape of Water Review

Through The Shape of Water, director Guillermo Del Toro brings to life a romantic and unique love story likened to Beauty and the Beast, with protagonist Elisa starting a beautiful relationship with an underwater creature. This love story has the setting of the Cold War, with the US eager to find a way to beat... Continue Reading →

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review

Following on from his previous directing credits, Martin McDonagh brings to life a new level of dark comedy that only works if you embrace the darkness of the humour. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is the story of Mildred Hayes (Francis McDormand), a mother grieving over the death of her daughter, whose case still has... Continue Reading →

Call Me By Your Name Review

Set in the summer of 1983 in Northern Italy, Elio is living in his family’s Villa, spending his time reading books, listening and playing music, and enjoying time with his friends. Every summer his Father invites a promising grad student to assist him with his work, this summer it is the charismatic American, Oliver. Unimpressed... Continue Reading →

Dunkirk Review

From the horrors of World War II and the mind of director Christopher Nolan comes the new war film, Dunkirk. In 1941 Allied forces had been driven out of France by German troops to the coastal town of Dunkirk. This meant that 400,000 British soldiers were trapped on the beach with no way to get... Continue Reading →

Get Out Review

No Spoilers Many people would have heard of Jordan Peele as one part of the comedy duo Key and Peele, so this movie may come as a bit of a surprise to be written and directed by this sketch comedy star. Get Out combines elements of Horror, Thriller, Dark Comedy and social commentary to create... Continue Reading →

89th Academy Awards 2017

Here are the categories most people will be interested in. Not that all the categories shouldn't be shown respect but the big six below are the ones the general public take an interest in. I list the favourite, a potential winner and my choice. Let me know who you think should, could, and will win... Continue Reading →

Hell or High Water Review

'Justice isn't a crime' From the mind of the man who wrote the 2015 hit movie Sicario comes Hell or High Water, a gritty entertaining drama set in the West Texas about two bank robbers and the Texas Rangers who pursue them. Chris Pine and Ben Foster shine as the brothers who start robbing banks... Continue Reading →

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