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Film Review: Bad Boys for Life

Film Review: Bad Boys for Life

Frances Winston reviews the latest Bad Boys movie Directed by: Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah – Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Núñez, Kate del Castillo, Nicky Jam, Joe Pantoliano The title to this is somewhat misleading. With the last Bad Boys movie being released 17 years ago […]

Film Reveiw & Trailer: Just Mercy

Film Reveiw & Trailer: Just Mercy

Another film based on a true story, Frances Winston feels Just Mercy is a worthy award-season offering Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton – Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Rob Morgan, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall, Brie Larson You just know it’s award-season, when a glut of earnest and worthy movies start landing in cinemas. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Bombshell

Film Review & Trailer: Bombshell

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Jay Roach – Starring: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Malcolm McDowell, Allison Janney Harvey Weinstein may be dominating the #MeToo headlines at the moment, but he is not the only predatory male (sorry alleged predatory male – for legal reasons I think […]

Film Review & Trailer: A Hidden Life

Film Review & Trailer: A Hidden Life

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Terrence Malick – Starring: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Matthias Schoenaerts Based on the true story of Franz Jägerstätter (Diehl) an Austrian farmer who refused to swear the oath of allegiance to Hitler when called up for military service in WWII, much of the events depicted here are taken straight […]

Film Review: Jojo Rabbit

Film Review: Jojo Rabbit

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Taika Waititi – Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Alfie Allen, Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson This movie sets out its irreverent stall very early on, when we are introduced to the titular character, Jojo’s (Davis) imaginary friend, Hitler (yes you read that right) […]

Film Review & Trailer: Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker

Film Review & Trailer: Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker

Frances Winston reviews this latest Stars Wars movie, The Rise of Skywalker Directed by: J.J. Abrams – Starring: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, Billy Dee Williams After 42 years, the epic saga […]

Film Review & Trailer : Ordinary Love

Film Review & Trailer : Ordinary Love

Frances Winston reviews this latest Liam Neeson film, Ordinary Love Directed by: Lisa Barros D’Sa, Glenn Leyburn – Starring: Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville It’s been so long since I saw Liam Neeson in anything but an action film, that I almost forgot he was a serious actor. But in this offering, there is no hiding […]