The Greatest Showman (2017) – Review

Director: Michael Gracey Starring: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Austyn Johnson, Cameron Seely, Keala Settle The Overview Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that... Continue Reading →

LFF 2017: Wonderstruck – Review

Director: Todd Haynes Starring: Julianne Moore, Millicent Simmonds, Oakes Fegley, Michelle Williams, Jaden Michael The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection. (Source: IMDb) After the success of his... Continue Reading →

Atomic Blonde (2017) – Review 

Director: David Leitch Starring: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Eddie Marsan, John Goodman, Toby Jones, James Faulkner, Sofia Boutella The Overview An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. (Source: IMDb) The Good After a slightly... Continue Reading →

Gifted (2017) – Review

Director: Marc Webb Starring: Chris Evans,Mckenna Grace, Jenny Slate, Lindsay Duncan, Octavia Spencer  The Overview  Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. (Source: IMDb)  The Good In a time of year which is otherwise dominated by big screen blockbusters and superhero movies there... Continue Reading →

A Street Cat Named Bob Review

Director: Roger Spottiswoode Starring: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head The Overview Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat. (Source: IMDb) The Good 2016... Continue Reading →

Queen of Katwe Review

Director: Mira Nair Starring: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita, Nyong'o The Overview A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. (Source: IMDb) The Good A heart-warming true story such as this one surely deserves the Disney treatment, and there's no denying that they were probably the best... Continue Reading →

American Honey Review

Director: Andrea Arnold Starring: Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough The Overview A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits. (Source: IMDb)  The Good  I'm... Continue Reading →

War on Everyone Review

Director: John Michael McDonagh Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Penã, Tessa Thompson, Malcolm Barrett, Theo James The Overview Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they... Continue Reading →

The Girl on the Train Review

Director: Tate Taylor  Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Edgar Ramírez, Laura Prepon The Overview A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. (Source: IMDb)  The Good  With the novel topping bestseller lists worldwide, it seemed inevitable that a film adaptation... Continue Reading →

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