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Review of The Book of Henry

Review of The Book of Henry

The only thing I knew about The Book of Henry before seeing it was that it had been critically lambasted. I’m not sure what I was expecting, then, but it…

Review of Baby Driver

Review of Baby Driver

Ansel Elgort stars as Baby, in this much-anticipated new film from Edgar Wright. He is an expert car thief and driver, who, because he is indebted to crime boss Doc…

On demand round-up June 2017

On demand round-up June 2017

With over half the year over, it seemed like a good time to catch up with some of the releases from earlier this year that are now available on demand.…

Review of Hampstead

Review of Hampstead

Hampstead is an easy film to pick holes in. Once again, it is a film aimed squarely at an older audience. Brendan Gleeson is Harry, an elderly man living in…

Review of Time of Their Lives

Review of Time of Their Lives

Shirley Valentine (1998) is one of those films that seemed to be massive in its day but is rarely mentioned now. It is heartening, though, that nearly 30 years after…

Review of Churchill

Review of Churchill

Set during the days leading up to D-Day in June 1944, Churchill is a study of a man unable to cope with his waning influence on a war that he…

Review of Norman

Review of Norman

Richard Gere seems to be carving himself a niche in lead roles in low-to-mid budget films over the last 5 years. They have been variable in quality, with for my…

Review of After the Storm

Review of After the Storm

Director Hirokazu Koreeda’s previous film, Our Little Sister, was one of my favourites of last year. His follow-up, After the Storm, is very different in many ways, but shares the…

Review of Gifted

Review of Gifted

Seven year old Mary (Mckenna Grace) is living in the care of her Uncle Frank (Chris Evans). She is a mathematical genius but Frank wants her to lead a normal…

Review of My Cousin Rachel

Review of My Cousin Rachel

Based on a Daphne Du Maurier book, My Cousin Rachel is a quietly impressive period piece from director Roger Michell, still probably best known for Notting Hill back in 1999.…

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