Reviews

The Florida Project

Following the success of his iconic iPhone movie, Tangerine (2015), director Sean Baker has accomplished another triumph in filmmaking with The Florida Project. Set in the land of theme parks and tourism, on the peripheries of ‘The Happiest Place...

A Bad Moms Christmas

Seen by Hollywood as irreversibly ancient at the age of 34, Mila Kunis is once again shafted into the role of the ‘bad mom’. Along with her best gal pals, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hann, they have to fulfil their ‘motherly duties’ and deliver...

Paddington 2

Three years since he first hit our screens in a truly heart-warming story, Paddington Bear is back, and he does not disappoint. In an uplifting tale, the endeavours of Paddington (Ben Wishaw) to spread kindness cannot fail to and restore the...

Murder on the Orient Express

Like a gimmick on a comedy sketch show, Murder on The Orient Express brings together an all-star cast to collectively satirise a ridiculous film from the 1970s. The only difference is that this cast doesn’t seem to get the joke. Kenneth Branagh...

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) is a renowned cardiothoracic surgeon. He’s married to Anna (Nicole Kidman), an ophthalmologist, and they have two children, Kim (Raffey Cassidy) and Bob (Sunny Suljic). They live extremely comfortable lives in a...

Breathe

Andy Serkis’ Breathe centres on the story of Robin Cavendish (played by Andrew Garfield) who contracts polio in the late 1950s. A heartfelt story of overcoming adversity and prevailing love, the film takes a more personal tone when you know it was...

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok left me conflicted. While the film kept me thoroughly entertained for the entirety of its roughly two-hour run time, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of disappointment. As with many of Marvel’s recent offerings, Thor: Ragnarok is...

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