Butch Redford and The Affleck Kid (The Old Man & the Gun review)

Robert Redford has had a hugely celebrated career. From ‘Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid’ to ‘Out of Africa’, ‘Ordinary People’ to ‘All the Presidents Men’, he has been a staple of American cinema for almost six decades. Now however, he hangs up the towel in his final film before his retirement, The Old Man & the Gun. Reminiscent of a classic crime comedy caper, the film is a beautifully warm and charming affair that is a fitting tribute to the legend’s illustrious career.

Rami Malek is Magnifico-o-o in GaGa Queen romp (Bohemian Rhapsody review)

Queen are arguable one of the biggest and best loved bands in the world. Lead by front man Freddie Mercury, they created countless classics. Now, telling the story of Freddie and his balancing act between the stage and his personal life, Bohemian Rhapsody takes us on the journey of Queen from their inception to their iconic 1985 Live Aid performance. Despite certain historical discrepancies being taken, and a definite glorification of the characters, this toe-tapping musical drama will absolutely Rock You!

Gripping thriller has viewers glued to the screens (Searching review)

When it was announced that Sony were producing a thriller film shot entirely on phone and laptop screens, I was initially skeptical. It seemed to be a gimmick that was being used as the next level of ‘found footage’ movies, like 'The Blair Witch Project' and 'Cloverfield'. How wrong I was, because this unique premise has been perfectly executed. Not since Gone Girl has there been such a deviously gripping thriller.

Brit-com makes a big splash (Swimming with Men review)

Based on real-life events of middle aged men who decided to protest against the monotony of life and start a synchronised swimming team, ‘Swimming with Men’ is a wonderful brit-com with a big heart. Led by Rob Brydon, the ensemble cast are all superb and each have their moment of both hilarity and poignancy. The … Continue reading Brit-com makes a big splash (Swimming with Men review)