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Film review: Fighting With My Family

Film review: Fighting With My Family

A wrestling drama directed by Stephen Merchant, starring Florence Pugh and a brief appearance from Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson should set the hearts of wrestling fans (past or present) fluttering with excitement. Fighting with my Family tells the story of …read more

Film review: Capernaum

Film review: Capernaum

A hard hitting drama from director Nadine Labaki, Capernaum finally gets a UK release having won the Jury Prize at Cannes last year but does it deserve the praise? Having been convicted of stabbing a much older man, 12 year …read more

Film review: The Kid Who Would Be King

Film review: The Kid Who Would Be King

The Kid Who Would Be King is a fun romp for the whole family. Far and away not the coolest kids in the playground Alex (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) and his friend Bedders (Dean Chamou) find a sword stuck in the …read more

Film review: The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Film review: The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

In 2014 The Lego Movie came out of no-where and wowed audiences, not only with it’s beautiful animation but with a sharply written and heartfelt script from Phil Lord and Christopher Miller that made it one of the year’s funniest …read more

Film review: If Beale Street Could Talk

Film review: If Beale Street Could Talk

With breathtaking cinematography and engaging storytelling, If Beale Street Could Talk is a beautiful piece of cinema. Based on James Baldwin’s 1974 novel of the same name, If Beale Street Could Talk focuses on the lives of an African-American family …read more

Film review: Velvet Buzzsaw

Film review: Velvet Buzzsaw

The writer-director who brought us Nightcrawler – Dan Gilroy, once again teams up with famed actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo, this time to peak into the snobbish world that circulates a group of wild artsy elites… A somewhat tricky film …read more

Film review: Alita: Battle Angel

Film review: Alita: Battle Angel

In a post-apocalyptic 26th Century, a non-functional cyborg Alita (Rosa Salazar) is discovered by a cybernetics doctor (Christoph Waltz) who takes her back to his workshop, fixes her up and brings her back to life but it’s not long until …read more

Film review: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Film review: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Based on the memoir of the same name, Can You Ever Forgive Me? is one of several films, that even with this year having barely started, is in hot contention for a lot of awards. Telling the memoir of Lee …read more

Film review: Green Book

Film review: Green Book

From the mind of Dumb and Dumber, Peter Farrelly, comes a very different tale. Set in the American Deep South in the last years of Jim Crow in the 1960’s is Green Book. Starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, the film …read more