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 →

I, Tonya Review

In 1994 an event occurred that shocked the sporting world. An unknown assailant attacked Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan after training, potentially ruining her career. It was later discovered that the ex husband of her rival, Tonya Harding, was responsible. This event ruined Tonya’s career and made her the most hated person in America for... 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 →

The Greatest Showman Review

Never let the truth get in the way of a good story might be the best tag line for The Greatest Showman. Todays greatest showman, Hugh Jackman brings to the big screen one of the great showman’s of his time, P.T. Barnum. The Greatest Showman might not be the most historically accurate movie about the... 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 →

The Florida Project Review

In an age when reality is more scripted than a Hollywood Blockbuster it is hard to have a true insight into some peoples dark reality. That is what Sean Baker does expertly with his film The Florida Project. Basing many of the scenarios off experiences he learnt during his research for the film, Baker’s work... Continue Reading →

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

No Spoilers The Force has awoken and brought to life a new and unpredictable Star Wars movie, challenging much of what fans were expecting in the sequel to The Force Awakens. Director Rian Johnson brought to life a beautiful looking film that focuses on the passing of the baton from the old generation of heroes... Continue Reading →

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