Film Review – Youth (2015)

Youth Director: Paolo Sorrentino  Writer: Paolo Sorrentino Starring: Micheal Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz and Paul Dano Runtime: 124 Minutes Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom Fred Ballinger (Michael Caine) is a retired...

Film Review – Spotlight (2015)

Spotlight (2015) Director: Tom McCarthy Writers: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy Staring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams Running time: 2h 8min Reviewer: Andy Millward   There is a sequence in Spotlight in which Rachel McAdams‘s Sacha...

Why Representation Matters

Representation is a topic that is growing in momentum across the media. Though for the most part that media seems to be of a...

Film review: Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Manchester by the Sea (2016) Director: Kenneth Lonergan Writer: Kenneth Lonergan Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler Runtime: 137 min I knew nothing about Manchester by the Sea when my friend booked...

Film Review – Denial (2016)

Denial (2016) Director: Mick Jackson Writers: David Hare (screenplay), Deborah Lipstadt (based on the book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier"...

Film Review: Baby Driver (2017)

Baby Driver (2017) Director: Edgar Wright Writer: Edgar Wright Stars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm Runtime: 112 min Baby Driver came with the weight of great expectations. Mark Kermode...

Film Review – Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Nocturnal Animals (2016) Directed by: Tom Ford Written by: Tom Ford Stars: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon Runtime: 1h 57m It is unsurprising that a film directed by...

Film Review – The Girl on the Train (2016)

The Girl on the Train (2016) Directed by:  Tate Taylor Written by: Erin Cressida Wilson Starring: Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans Runtime: 1h 52min Reviewer:...

Film Review – It Comes At Night (2017)

It Comes At Night Written and directed by: Trey Edward Shults Stars: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo Runtime: 1h 31m I saw It Comes At Night at...

Film Review – Doctor Strange (2016)

Doctor Strange (2016) Directed by: Scott Derrickson Written by: Scott Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton  Reviewer: Stephen...