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Film Review: Sherlock Gnomes

Film Review: Sherlock Gnomes

Frances Winston reviews this latest animated film which is a belated follow-up to Gnomeo & Juliet.  Directed by: John Stevenson –  Starring the voices of: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary J. Blige, Johnny Depp If you remember a film called Gnomeo and Juliet from 2011, chances are you are now the parent of […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Film Review & Trailer: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Directed by: Mike Newell – Starring: Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay, Penelope Wilton Based on the much-loved novel of the same name, this may probably win an award for the most cumbersome movie title of the year (I was very glad Twitter had upped the […]

Film Review & Trailer: Love, Simon

Film Review & Trailer: Love, Simon

Frances Winston found this gay-themed coming of age/coming out film to be refreshing and sweet, and feels it may even become a classic, to the LGBT community at any rate.  Directed by: Greg Berlanti – Starring: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Keiynan Lonsdale, Miles Heizer, Logan Miller, Talitha Bateman, […]

Film Review: Michael Inside

Film Review: Michael Inside

Frances Winston reviews this Irish film and feels it is one of the best yet, which will leave a lasting impression. Directed by Frank Berry – Starring: Dafhyd Flynn, Lalor Roddy, Moe Dunford Michael Inside hits cinemas with the benefit of a Best Picture win at the IFTAs behind it, which is sure to generate […]

Film Review: Gringo

Film Review: Gringo

Frances Winston feels that Gringo, in the right hands, could have been funnier, with some good performances, but at times missing its mark. Directed by: Nash Edgerton –  Starring: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, Sharlto Copley, Paris Hilton Boasting an extremely impressive cast, this action-comedy-drama sees Oyelowo playing underdog, Harold […]

Film Review: The Lodgers

Film Review: The Lodgers

Frances Winston reviews this latest Irish gothic horror movie Directed by: Brian O’Malley – Starring: Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner, Eugene Simon, David Bradley, Deirdre O’Kane, Moe Dunford, Róisín Murphy Just in case the dark, foreboding poster hadn’t given it away, this is a gothic horror. That is something that Ireland does quite well, and the good […]

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 […]