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...

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 – 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...

Film Review – Macbeth (2015)

Macbeth (2015) by William Shakespeare Director: Justin Kurzel Writers: Jacob Koskoff, Michael Lesslie (screenplay). Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jack Madigan Runtime: 113 min   The Fassbender/Kerzel take on Macbeth won much acclaim upon release.  Take...

Film Review – The Black Cauldron (1985)

The Black Cauldron Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich Writers: Lloyd Alexander (novel), David Jonas (story) Starring: Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan Runtime: 80 min Reviewer: Kyle Rees In an era where Dungeons...

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...

Leonardo DiCaprio: The Long and Winding Oscar Road

I'm a believer in that everyone has their moment and for Leonardo DiCaprio, that time has finally come. After years of being overlooked by...

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...

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...