Me Before You Review

Director: Thea Sharrock Starring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Jenna Coleman, Charles Dance, Matthew Lewis, Janet McTeer The Overview Desperate for work to support her family, Louisa (Emilia Clarke), takes a job as a carer for wealthy quadriplegic Will (Sam Claflin). After an initial frosty reception, Will soon warms to Louisa, who is determined to turn... Continue Reading →

Dawn of Justice vs Civil War: When Heroes Collide

I really didn’t want to be that person who wrote an article about Batman vs Superman and Civil War, in fact I’m pretty sure I tweeted my disdain about critics who did just this in their reviews for Civil War! I have reviewed both of these films independently of each other (BvS review is here,... Continue Reading →

Sing Street Review

Director: John Carney Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor, Lucy Boynton, Mark McKenna The Overview A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes. (Source: IMDB)  The Good For me, a good sign of a musical film, is... Continue Reading →

The Water Babies (1978) Review

The Water Babies tells the story of a young chimney sweep, Tom. After being mistaken as a burglar, he runs away and finds himself in an underwater world filled with a host of anthropomorphic critters, including a Scottish Lobster, and a particularly nefarious shark who is holding the titular babies as prisoners. Tom, along with his... Continue Reading →

Florence Foster Jenkins Review

Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson The Overview Based on the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. (Source: IMDB)  The Good I watched this movie immediately after Bad Neighbours 2 (you can read... Continue Reading →

Bad Neighbours 2 Review

Director: Nicholas Stoller Starring: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Chloë Grace Moretz The Overview After a sorority moves in next to Mac (Rogen) and Kelly (Byrne), they must enlist the help of old adversary Teddy (Efron) to keep them in check.  The Good Now, I quite liked Bad Neighbours (or just Neighbours if you're in... Continue Reading →

Three Days in Auschwitz (2015) Review

Three Days in Auschwitz follows film-maker Philippe Mora’s personal journeys to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where eight of his family members were amongst the 1.1 million people killed in the Nazis cruel and systematic killing of the Jews, and other groups. Philippe describes this short documentary as “cinematic notes for a movie about Auschwitz” as... Continue Reading →

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