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 – Trumbo (2015)

Trumbo (2015) Director: Jay Roach. Writers: John McNamara, Bruce Cook (book) Starring: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren Running time:  124 min Reviewer: Andy Millward What a turnaround for the...

Film Review – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016) Director: David Yates Writer: J.K. Rowling Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol Runtime: 133 min Reviewer: Andy Millward Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (henceforth Fantastic Beasts...)...

Film Review – High Rise (2015)

High Rise (2015) Director:Ben Wheatley Writers: J.G. Ballard (novel), Amy Jump Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller Run Time: 1hr 59m Reviewer: Andy Millward My son saw Ben Wheatley and Amy Jump‘s film adaptation of JG Ballard‘s...

Obituary: Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, beloved British actor of stage and screen has died aged 69 after a short battle with cancer. To younger generations, he formed part...

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 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Directed by: James Gunn Written by: James Gunn Runtime: 2h 16m It is becoming redundant at this point to say that Marvel...

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...

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 – 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...