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Film Review & Trailer: Mama Mia: Here We Go Again

Film Review & Trailer: Mama Mia: Here We Go Again

Frances Winston feels that although some of the scenes in Mama Mia: Here We Go Again seem to be written around the songs, this is great fun, and will leave you with a smile on your face  Directed by: Ol Parker – Starring: Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, […]

Film Review & Trailer: Hotel Artemis

Film Review & Trailer: Hotel Artemis

Frances Winston reviews Hotel Artemis, a film about a future dystopian Los Angeles  Directed by: Drew Pearce – Starring: Jodie Foster, Sterling K Brown, Jeff Goldblum, Zachary Quinto, Jenny Slate, Dave Bautista, Sofia Boutella So many movies have been set in LA in a dystopian future at this stage, that you have to wonder if filmmakers […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Incredibles 2

Film Review & Trailer: The Incredibles 2

Frances Winston reviews the long-awaited second movie in The Incredibles franchise Directed by: Brad Bird – Starring the voices of: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Samuel L. Jackson It’s taken 14 years for this sequel to reach our screens, and while the voice actors may be older and grizzlier, their on-screen […]

Film Review: The Secret of Marrowbone

Film Review: The Secret of Marrowbone

Frances Winston reviews this horror film set in the sixties  Directed by: Sergio G. Sánchez – Starring: George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Kyle Soller, Nicola Harrison, Tom Fisher I have to admit that I was surprised to learn that this film is set in 1969. The Secret of Marrowbone has […]

Film Review & Trailer: Adrift

Film Review & Trailer: Adrift

Frances Winston reviews Adrift, a survival film based on a true story, of a couple adrift on the high seas during Hurricane Raymond Directed by: Balthasar Kormákur – Starring: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin Adrift announces that it is a true story right at the opening credits. I would say it is fairer to say it is […]

Film Review: Hereditary

Film Review: Hereditary

Frances Winston found this film atmospheric and disturbing, with some great acting from Toni Collette Directed by: Ari Aster – Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne Horror is a tricky genre to get right. There’s a very fine line between chills and cheese. However, Hereditary has been lauded as this generation’s […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Happy Prince

Film Review & Trailer: The Happy Prince

Frances Winston reviews this biopic about Oscar Wilde, directed by Rupert Everett Directed by: Rupert Everett – Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Edwin Thomas To say this Oscar Wilde biopic is a passion project for writer, director, and star, Everett, is something of an understatement. He first began the […]