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Film Review & Trailer: Bohemian Rhapsody

Film Review & Trailer: Bohemian Rhapsody

Frances Winston reviews this bio-pic about the iconic showman, Freddie Mercury, and Queen Directed by: Bryan Singer – Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech, Mike Myers To say this film has had a tumultuous journey to the screen is an understatement. Between losing its […]

Film Review: Bad Times at the El Royale

Film Review: Bad Times at the El Royale

Frances Winston reviews Bad Times at the El Royale, a film starring Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth  Directed by: Drew Goddard – Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pullman, Nick Offerman, Chris Hemsworth When a film has a cast like this, and the basic premise is seven strangers find themselves in the […]

Film Review: Venom

Film Review: Venom

Frances Winston reviews the latest in the [without Spiderman] franchise, starring Tom Hardy Directed by: Ruben Fleischer – Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott Spiderman’s nemesis appearing in a movie without Spiderman was always going to be controversial. The character is so indelibly linked to the webslinger that fans were […]

Film Review & Trailer: A Star is Born

Film Review & Trailer: A Star is Born

Frances Winston reviews this latest version of A Star Is Born, starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.  Directed by: Bradley Cooper – Starring: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Sam Elliott If the title of this film sounds familiar, it is because it is actually the third remake of this classic story […]

Film Review: The Little Stranger

Film Review: The Little Stranger

Frances Winston reviews this latest offering from director, Lenny Abrahamson, The Little Stranger Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson – Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter, Charlotte Rampling After the success of Room, many people probably expected Lenny Abrahamson to stick with a (literally) winning formula, but for his follow-up movie, he has chosen a far […]

Film Review & Trailer: Crazy Rich Asians

Film Review & Trailer: Crazy Rich Asians

Frances Winston enjoyed this all-Asian cast Cinderella-themed film based in Singapore Directed by John M Chu – Starring: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Nico Santos, Lisa Lu, Ken Jeong, Michelle Yeoh A man takes his girlfriend of the past year back to Singapore to attend a wedding and meet his family, and various […]

Film Review & Trailer: American Animals

Film Review & Trailer: American Animals

Frances Winston reviews American Animals, a heist movie based on a true story of a robbery which had not been thought-through Directed by: Bart Layton Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Udo Kier, Ann Dowd This heist flick is based on a true story that you probably haven’t heard of. Indeed, prior […]