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Film Review: Without Remorse

Film Review: Without Remorse

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Stefano Sollima – Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Luke Mitchell, Jack Kesy, Brett Gelman, Colman Domingo, Guy Pearce Available to stream on Amazon Prime from April 30th I was about half an hour into watching this movie, when it struck me that it felt very dated. […]

Film Review: Promising Young Woman

Film Review: Promising Young Woman

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Emerald Fennell – Starring: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Connie Britton Available on Sky Cinema from April 16th I feel like I’ve been talking about this film forever, because I actually saw it back at the beginning of 2020, in the halcyon […]

Film Review: Thunder Force

Film Review: Thunder Force

Directed by: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Jason Bateman, Bobby Cannavale, Pom Klementieff, Kevin Dunn, Melissa Leo Available on Netflix from April 9th Despite all the recent movements, there is still a dearth of strong female roles in films, especially strong female roles for women over 40, who aren’t size 6 former models. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Hillbilly Elegy

Film Review & Trailer: Hillbilly Elegy

Directed by: Ron Howard – Starring: Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Gabriel Basso, Haley Bennett, Freida Pinto, Bo Hopkins, Owen Asztalos Streaming on Netflix from September 20th Based on the biographical book of the same name by JD Vance, this is the story of three generations of a family from Middleton, Ohio, told through the eyes […]

Film Review & Trailer: Bill & Ted Face the Music

Film Review & Trailer: Bill & Ted Face the Music

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Dean Parisot Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Kristen Schaal, Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Anthony Carrigan, Erinn Hayes, Jayma Mays, Holland Taylor, Kid Cudi, William Sadler, Jillian Bell In Cinemas September 16th! Nearly thirty years after their last big screen outing, the most bodacious duo in cinematic history are back. […]

Film Review: ‘i’m thinking of ending things’ 

Film Review: ‘i’m thinking of ending things’ 

Review By Frances Winston   ‘i’m thinking of ending things’  Directed by: Charlie Kaufman – Starring: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, David Thewlis Available on Netflix now! Meeting a partner’s parents is hard enough at the best of times, but made all the more difficult when you are having doubts about the relationship, and […]

Film Review & Trailer: Tenet

Film Review & Trailer: Tenet

Film Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Christopher Nolan – Starring: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, Kenneth Branagh There has rarely been so much pressure on a film. Tenet has been lauded as the movie that will save cinemas, following their closure due to Coronavirus. Although many have reopened […]

Film Review: Project Power

Film Review: Project Power

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost Starring: Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dominique Fishback Streaming on Netflix from August 14th If you could take a pill that would give you superpowers for five minutes would you? Bearing in mind that you have no idea what that superpower would be. Well, according […]

Film Review: 100% Wolf

Film Review: 100% Wolf

Review By Frances Winston 100% Wolf Directed by: Alexs Stadermann Starring the voices of: Ilai Swindells, Magda Szubanski, Rhys Darby, Akmal Saleh One thing many people have missed during lockdown is the family cinema outing. While LOs have been kept entertained by hours of appropriate content on streaming services, it’s just not quite the same […]

Film Review & Trailer: Stage Mother

Film Review & Trailer: Stage Mother

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Thom Fitzgerald – Starring: Jacki Weaver, Lucy Liu, Adrian Grenier, Mya Taylor, Allister MacDonald, Oscar Moreno, Jackie Beat In cinemas from July 24th. Special Previews on July 16th You’ll have to forgive me if I get a bit emotional writing this review, but the press screening marked the first […]