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Film Review & Trailer: Aladdin

Film Review & Trailer: Aladdin

Film Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Guy Ritchie – Starring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen This is the latest Disney live-action remake of one of their classic animations, but it hasn’t been without its controversies. While Robin Williams gave an iconic vocal performance as the […]

Film Review & Trailer: Rocketman

Film Review & Trailer: Rocketman

Frances Winston really enjoyed this biopic of Elton John, starring Taron Egerton Directed by: Dexter Fletcher – Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard Music biopics are all the rage right now, following the enormous success of Bohemian Rhapsody. But if you thought Freddie Mercury’s life was flamboyant, think again. Elton John’s […]

Film Review & Trailer: Float Like a Butterfly

Film Review & Trailer: Float Like a Butterfly

Frances Winston reviews this Irish film, Float Like A Butterfly, set within an Irish traveller family Directed by Carmel Winters – Starring: Hazel Doupe, Dara Devaney, Aidan O’Hare, Lalor Roddy, Lisa Lambe Taking its title from the legendary Muhammad Ali saying, this Irish production is fittingly set around the time he visited the Emerald Isle […]

Film Review & Trailer: Tolkien

Film Review & Trailer: Tolkien

Tolkien review by Frances Winston Directed by: Dome Karukoski – Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Derek Jacobi, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney Given the astronomical success of The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit franchises, it was only a matter of time before someone tried to bring the story of their creator […]

Film Review: The Curse of La Llorona

Film Review: The Curse of La Llorona

Frances Winston reviews this horror film based on Mexican folklore – La Llorona Directed by: Michael Chaves – Starring: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásquez It is unlikely that real life paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, ever envisaged that their work would spawn a vast big-screen franchise, but this offering is the sixth film […]

Film Review & Trailer: Avengers – Endgame

Film Review & Trailer: Avengers – Endgame

Frances Winston reviews this highly-anticipated movie from the Marvel Universe In Cinemas Thursday April 25th Midnight! Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo – Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin Rarely has a movie […]

Film Review & Trailer : Wild Rose

Film Review & Trailer : Wild Rose

Frances Winston reviews the C&W music flick, Wild Rose, starring Irish actress, Jessie Buckley, and Julie Walters                                                                              […]