Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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: Princess Mononoke (1997)

Princess Mononoke (1997) Director: Hayao Miyazaki Writer: Hayao Miyazaki Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka Runtime: 134 mins Reviewer: Kyle Rees   We’ve all heard the yarn, of an agent...

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 – 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: The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015) Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Writers: Mark L. Smith (screenplay), Alejandro G. Iñárritu (screenplay) Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter Runtime: 156 min Reviewer: Andy Millward   I’ve got a new smart TV with home cinema sound...

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 – Eye In The Sky (2015)

Eye In The Sky (2015) Written by: Guy Hibbert Directed by: Gavin Hood Staring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman Runtime: 102 mins Reviewer: Andy Millward The subtitle of Eye In The...

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...

Review – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Directed by: J.J. Abrams Written by: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams & Michael Arndt Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac Runtime: 135 Minutes The best thing...