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Film Review & Trailer: Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle

Film Review & Trailer: Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle

Frances Winston took a look at this remake of the much-loved film, Jumanji, and found that Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle surpassed her expectations, with solid performances and great special effects Directed by: Jake Kasdan –  Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Bobby Cannavale After a slew of unoriginal reboots […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Disaster Artist

Film Review & Trailer: The Disaster Artist

Frances Winston reviews this James Franco offering of a movie about a movie, and found it hilarious in some parts Directed by: James Franco – Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson, Jacki Weaver It takes a special kind of ‘so dreadful it’s good’ movie to earn the title […]

Film Review & Trailer: Justice League

Film Review & Trailer: Justice League

Frances Winston enjoyed Justice League, but felt that the female characters were diluted down in this movie Directed by: Zack Snyder – Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J. K. Simmons, Ciarán Hinds After a slow start, the DCEU (that’s […]

Film Review & Trailer: Murder On The Orient Express

Film Review & Trailer: Murder On The Orient Express

Frances Winston reviews this remake of the Agatha Christie classic, Murder On The Orient Express Directed by: Kenneth Branagh – Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr. This is one of those movies that has been made and remade, and […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

Film Review & Trailer: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

Frances Winston reviews Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer, which she feels is very similar in style to The Lobster, which also starred Colin Farrell, and may be an acquired taste Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos – Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp Lanthimos’ last film, […]

Film Review & Trailer: Blade Runner 2049

Film Review & Trailer: Blade Runner 2049

Frances Winston reviews this sequel which comes over thirty years after the first Blade Runner, and finds it worthy of the original Directed by: Denis Villeneuve – Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto While I would usually give a […]

Film Review & Trailer: Kingsman – The Golden Circle

Film Review & Trailer: Kingsman – The Golden Circle

Frances Winston feels that this offering is not as good as the first, but as relaxing and untaxing entertainment, this film works Directed by: Matthew Vaughan – Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Elton John, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges No you’re not seeing things. That is indeed Elton John’s name […]