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Film Review & Trailer: Lady Bird

Film Review & Trailer: Lady Bird

Frances Winston found Lady Bird to be a sweet coming-of-age film, with some lovely twists Directed by Greta Gerwig – Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Lois Smith The likelihood that you are unaware of this film is pretty slim, since it is gaining plaudits […]

Film Review & Trailer: Finding Your Feet

Film Review & Trailer: Finding Your Feet

Frances Winston thinks that Finding Your Feet has plenty of warmth and humour and will bring a smile to your face Directed by: Richard Loncraine – Starring: Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, Joanna Lumley, David Hayman, John Sessions, Josie Lawrence Even if I wrote nothing about this film, one look at the cast list […]

Film Review & Trailer: I,Tonya

Film Review & Trailer: I,Tonya

Frances Winston thought this ‘based on a true story’ film was well-produced, but felt it could have emphasised skater, Nancy Kerrigan’s side more, as she was the victim of the attack Directed by: Craig Gillespie – Starring: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson, Bobby Cannavale Even if you don’t remember the infamous hobbling […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Mercy

Film Review & Trailer: The Mercy

Frances Winston reviews this film about Donald Crowhurst, which is based on a true story Directed by: James Marsh – Starring: Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Ken Stott, Jonathan Bailey It seems like there is something of an influx of fact-based flicks hitting screens at the moment. This is no exception. However, unless you […]

Film Review: Den of Thieves

Film Review: Den of Thieves

Frances Winston feels that this is a not-very-original heist movie, with stereotypical roles being played by both the hero, Gerard Butler, and the bad guys Directed by: Christian Gudegast – Starring: Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Evan Jones, Dawn Olivieri, Mo McRae, Max Holloway It’s hard to make an original heist movie. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Journey’s End

Film Review & Trailer: Journey’s End

Not your usual action-movie about World War I, Frances Winston found Journey’s End to be well-crafted, and well-acted  Directed by: Saul Dibb – Starring: Sam Claflin, Asa Butterfield, Paul Bettany, Tom Sturridge, Toby Jones, Robert Glenister Play adaptations are notoriously difficult to pull off. One of the biggest problems is usually expanding the world of […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Maze Runner – The Death Cure

Film Review & Trailer: The Maze Runner – The Death Cure

Frances Winston feels that you would understand The Maze Runner – The Death Cure more if you’ve seen the previous two in the series Directed by: Wes Ball – Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Walton Goggins, Ki Hong Lee, Barry Pepper, Will Poulter, Patricia Clarkson If I […]