LFF 2018 – Widows Review

Director: Steve McQueen Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Daniel Kaluuya, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry The Overview Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to... Continue Reading →

Ready Player One (2018) – Review

All spectacle and no substance in this shallow adaptation. Ernest Cline's pop-culture-packed novel Ready Player One always seemed destined for the big screen, and with legendary director Steven Spielberg at the helm, it had all the ingredients for a surefire success right? Well not quite. Rather fittingly, Cline's novel propones to be the Holy Grail... Continue Reading →

Love, Simon (2018) – Review

Director: Greg Berlanti Starring: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Logan Miller, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. The Overview Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.... Continue Reading →

I, Tonya (2018) – Review

Director: Craig Gillespie Starring: Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser The Overview Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding (Robbie) rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband (Stan) intervenes. (Source: IMDb) The Review Margot Robbie's career has seemingly gone from... Continue Reading →

The Wound (2018) – Review

A surprising and challenging examination of masculinity and repressed sexuality that is closer to home than it first lets on. It is an exciting time in LGBTQ+ cinema, and with more mainstream offerings such as Call Me By Your Name and Moonlight making waves at the big awards, there are also a plethora of under... Continue Reading →

Despicable Me 3 (2017) – Review

Third time’s a charm for Gru and his trusty minions as he faces off against a mulleted super villain. It’s hard to deny the success of Universal’s Despicable Me franchise, now on it’s third outing, and with a hugely successful Minions spin-off under their belt as well, they’re snapping at the proverbial heels of blockbuster... Continue Reading →

Kedi (2017) – Review

A love letter to cats and Instanbul, Kedi is a charming look at the bond between humans and their feline neighbors. Director Ceyda Torun jokingly admits that this is the perfect time to release a cat documentary, tapping into the market of cat obsessives and the unparalleled popularity of the viral video. Reportedly in 2015... Continue Reading →

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) – Review

Michael Bay, master of explosions and action-packed movies is oft ridiculed, but the fact that the Transformers franchise is a lucrative one is hard to ignore; regardless of their varied quality. The first was fun enough but ever since then, there has been a steady decline, with the previous instalment Age of Extinction being universally... Continue Reading →

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