The latest in Disney’s slow creative death certainly isn’t its weakest effort, but then nor is it it’s best. Despite a fabulous central performance, the film tries too hard to be the next ‘Joker’ but never quite gets it spot on.
Reviewing every film I watched in May
Winner of the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and the BAFTA for Best British Film, ‘Promising Young Women’ presents a dazzling feature debut from Emerald Fennell. Sporting a vital message to society, it’s mainstream appeal is its biggest weakness as well as its greatest strength.
Reviewing every film I watched in April
Reviewing every film I watched in March
Reviewing every film I watched in February
Reviewing every film I watched in January
Well, here we are again, another year, another summary. This year's post is obviously going to be slightly different, but there has still been a fantastic selection of great films to watch, albeit from my sofa rather than a multiplex.
14 years ago, a mankini-wearing, moustached character burst from the television onto cinema screens and made his mark on comedy history. Now, he’s back tackling Trump’s America, COVID-19 and everything in between. Less fresh but more satirical, ‘Borat: Subsequent Movie Film’ is a welcome return from Sacha Baron Cohen’s most enduring character.
From director Ari Aster (‘Hereditary’) comes a modern folk horror to topple ‘The Wicker Man’. With terrifying scenes and gripping character conflicts, it’s a gory and tense experience sure to satisfy any movie lover.