Reviews

Film Review & Trailer: A Bump Along The Way

Film Review & Trailer: A Bump Along The Way

Frances Winston reviews this heart-warming film, starring Bronagh Gallagher Directed by: Shelly Love – Starring: Bronagh Gallagher, Lola Petticrew This female-led feature film has an almost entirely female team behind it (including Louise Gallagher – yep Bronagh’s sister) as producer, which already makes it brilliant in my book, given the glut of male-centric movies that […]

Film Review & Trailer: Gemini Man

Film Review & Trailer: Gemini Man

Frances Winston reviews Gemini Man, where Will Smith plays opposite himself as a younger man Directed by: Ang Lee- Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong This film has seemingly been 20 years in the making, and has gone through numerous rewrites, potential stars, and directors, before falling into the hands of […]

Film Review & Trailer: Abominable

Film Review & Trailer: Abominable

Frances Winston reviews this latest animation from the Dreamworks team Directed by: Jill Culton – Starring the voices of: Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Eddie Izzard, Sarah Paulson, Tsai Chin, Michelle Wong It’s not every day you meet a young Yeti on the roof of your apartment building, but that’s just what happens […]

Film Review & Trailer: Joker

Film Review & Trailer: Joker

Frances Winston reviews this long-awaited origin film of Batman’s nemesis, Joker Directed by Todd Phillips – Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy Make no mistake, Joker may be a comic-book character, but this movie owes more to Scorsese’s Taxi Driver than it does to any entry in the comic-book canon. The iconic nemesis […]

Film Review & Trailer: Judy

Film Review & Trailer: Judy

Frances Winston reviews this none-too-accurate biopic of iconic entertainer, Judy Garland Directed by: Rupert Goold – Starring: Renée Zellweger, Finn Wittrock, Jessie Buckley, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Darci Shaw Judy Garland is often referred to as the greatest entertainer of all time. However, this movie doesn’t focus on her triumphs, such as her award-winning acting […]

Film Review: The Goldfinch

Film Review: The Goldfinch

Frances Winston reviews this horror film based on a 2013 novel of the same name Directed by: John Crowley – Starring: Ansel Elgort, Oakes Fegley, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, Sarah Paulson, Luke Wilson, Jeffrey Wright, Nicole Kidman I haven’t read the 2013 Donna Tartt novel on which this is based, but a fellow attendee at […]

Film Review: Ready Or Not

Film Review: Ready Or Not

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett – Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell Many movies poke fun at the ‘in-laws’, and anyone who falls into that category has been the butt of jokes since the concept of marriage was invented. This takes the ‘joke’ to a […]