Reviews

Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy is visually stunning but is lacking in clarity. The story, based on the memoirs of David and Nic Sheff, tackles the issue of drug addiction and how this disease consumes the life of a user and their family. Nic Sheff (Timothée...

Stan & Ollie

Long gone are the days of the noughties rom-com and Jon S. Baird’s charming biopic, Stan & Ollie, proves that the best way to warm our hearts is through the bromance comedy. The plot focuses upon Laurel and Hardy’s variety hall swansong tour...

Glass

As the sequel to M. Night Shyamalan’s recent smash-hit comeback Split (2016) as well as what might just be his best film, Unbreakable (2000), Glass finds itself in a very unique position as a film, and in many ways has a split personality of...

Fyre

Fyre was a music festival too good to be true and that’s exactly what it turned out to be. Advertised as a festival for the elite influencers, party goers were told they could hang out with Kylie Jenner, party on Pablo Escobar’s island and live...

Mary Queen of Scots

As discontent with Europe grows, the woman who rules over England sees her already waning authority threatened by her ferocious fellow ruler north of the border, who questions her claim to power. Alas, this is not a tale of the Scottish...

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

In the 50 or more years that Marvel has been producing content, it’s come in many forms. Firstly, in its ever-famous comics, then in their popular television series’ and most recently a string of smash hit blockbuster movies. Through many of...

Colette

The critics’ circles and awards’ bodies are going crazy for The Favourite at the moment, with its strong cast of women exploring their voices and sexuality, but there’s another movie that oozes the same tones, so why is nobody talking...

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