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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 […]

Film Review: The Old Guard

Film Review: The Old Guard

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood – Starring: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Chiwetel Ejiofor Streaming on Netflix from July 10th Having proven her kick ass credentials in movies such as Mad Max, Fast & Furious 8, and Atomic Blonde, Charlize Theron gets another opportunity to flex her […]

Film Review: The Photograph

Film Review: The Photograph

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Stella Meghie – Starring: Issa Rae, Dakota Paradise, Lakeith Stanfield, Chelsea Peretti, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chanté Adams, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Lil Rel Howery, Teyonah Parris, Rob Morgan, Courtney B. Vance This romantic drama from writer/director, Stella Meghie, follows Mae Morton (Rae) as she uncovers the truth about her mother’s […]

Film Review & Trailer: Onward

Film Review & Trailer: Onward

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Dan Scanlon – Starring the voices of: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer The Disney Pixar collaboration has been responsible for so many wonderful animated franchises, that it must surely take a brave team to work on a new offering for the studio. No pressure like. This […]

Film Review: Fantasy Island

Film Review: Fantasy Island

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Jeff Wadlow – Starring: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Portia Doubleday, Jimmy O. Yang, Ryan Hansen, Michael Rooker, Parisa Fitz-Henley The classic TV show reboots continue with this offering, which serves as a prequel to the glossy Arron Spelling produced TV series, which ran from 1977-1984.