Mistress America (2015) – Review

A Fox Searchlight Picture, Written by Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Directed by Noah Baumbach. Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are two of the most influential people associated with the ‘mumblecore’ movies, and their collaborations are often seen as some of the high points of those movies. Here we have Gerwig as co-writer and star, and […]

Charlie’s Angels (2019) – Review

A Sony Picture, Written by Evan Spiliotopoulos, David Auburn, Elizabeth Banks, Directed by Elizabeth Banks. This was one of the most unasked for and lowest grossing remakes in recent history, and I never got round to seeing it when it was originally in cinemas. However, it was to my surprise that I actually enjoyed the […]

What to watch this week in Film and TV (9th-15th March)

This is a new weekly feature where I will highlight 5 films or TV shows that are launching in the UK this week. It is set to be a slightly slow week but there are still some stand outs. The Hunt – 11th March The film that was delayed almost six months due to its […]

Black Widow – Trailer 2

Disney and Marvel have released the second and presumably final full length trailer for Cate Shortland’s Black Widow, the first Disney MCU film in over a year since the release of Avengers: Endgame (Spider-Man: Far From Home was released by Sony). This trailer continues to present the film as stylised sounds thriller revolving around the […]

Radioactive (2020) – Review

A StudioCanal Picture, Written by Jack Thorne, Directed by Marjane Satrapi. I managed to see an advanced screening of this film, on International Women’s Day no less, and it was perfectly fitting for such a day, the celebrate the lives and work of the Curie family, and Madam Curie in particular.  The first half of […]

Spenser Confidential (2020) – Review

A Netflix Original Picture, Written by Sean O’Keefe, Brian Helgeland, Directed by Peter Berg. This film is packed full of every possible cliche you could imagine, and is exactly what you expect from a Mark Wahlberg action-comedy from ​Netflix. It’s watchable and the causal viewer is even likely to enjoy it, especially if you like […]

The Death of Stalin (2017) – Review

A Entertainment One Picture, Written by Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Directed by Armando Iannucci. Armando Iannucci is one of the best comedy and satire writers of recent times, with hits ranging from I’m Alan Partridge to The Thick Of It and Veep. With all this in mind, he is perfectly suited to tackling […]

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