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 →

A Star is Born (2018) – Review

Director: Bradley Cooper Starring: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, Rafi Gavron, Andrew Dice Clay The Overview A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. (Source: IMDb) The Review With the spotlight firmly on star, and first-time director Bradley Cooper,... Continue Reading →

Best F(r)iends: Volume Two (2018) – Review

Director: Justin MacGregor Starring: Greg Sestero, Tommy Wiseau, Kristen StephensonPino, Rick Edwards, R.J. Cantu, Patrick Greene, George Killingsworth When Best F(r)iends (at that point sans the ‘Volume’ addition to the title) previewed at the Prince Charles Cinema in London back in September 2017, the audience of Room fanatics went absolutely wild as the closing moments... Continue Reading →

Searching (2018) – Review

Director: Aneesh Chaganty Starring: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La The Overview After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. (Source: IMDb) The Review The found-footage genre is something frequently utilised (and with varying success) in horror movies, and is a... Continue Reading →

The Meg (2018) – Review

Director: Jon Turteltaub Starring: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, Winston Chao, Shuya Sophia Cai, Ruby Rose, Page Kennedy, Robert Taylor, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson The Overview After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor (Statham) must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.... Continue Reading →

Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018) – Review

Director: Peyton Reed Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Walton Goggins, Judy Greer, T.I., David Dastmalchian, Hannah John-Kamen, Abby Ryder Fortson, Randall Park, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Douglas The Overview As Scott Lang (Rudd) balances being both a Superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne (Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Douglas) present an... Continue Reading →

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) – Review

Director: Ol Parker Starring: Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Dominic Cooper, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård, Christine Baranski, Colin Firth, Cher, Julie Waters, Jeremy Irvine, Andy Garcia, Josh Dylan, Hugh Skinner, Meryl Streep The Overview Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie (Seyfried) learns about her mother's (Streep) past while pregnant herself. (Source: IMDb) The Review Whilst it had... Continue Reading →

Incredibles 2 (2018) – Review

Director: Brad Bird Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Catherine Keener, Eli Fucile, Bob Odenkirk, Samuel L. Jackson The Overview Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. (Source: IMDb) The Review 2004 was a different time. There was no... Continue Reading →

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) – Review

Director: J.A. Bayona Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, James Cromwell, Toby Jones, Isabella Sermon The Overview When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Pratt) and Claire (Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. (Source: IMDb) The Review Despite... Continue Reading →

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) – Review

Director: Ron Howard Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Joonas Suotamo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau, Erin Kellyman The Overview During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo (Ehrenreich) meets his future copilot Chewbacca (Suotamo) and encounters Lando Calrissian (Glover) years before joining the Rebellion. (Source: IMDb) The Review There's... Continue Reading →

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