In his directorial debut, Bradley Cooper has created an incredibly powerful, raw and emotional piece. In the most positive way possible, this is 2018’s La La Land…and might even be better than it.
Crazy Rich Asians is making headlines because of its transgressive production. It is the first major Hollywood film since 1993 to have a majority Asian-American cast, and the joy of this movie is that it proves this is inconsequential to the film. It delivers enough laughs and heart to stand alongside most rom-coms, though it does fall short of true greatness.
The title of this tells you everything you need to know. Everything they did, they’re doing again. More ABBA, more horrible dialogue and more cheesy hammed-up performances. And you know what, Ol Parker (this instalment's director) has absolutely Nailed It! It’s a rare thing to watch a film that is so utterly naff and yet is so utterly uplifting and enjoyable.
Loosely telling the true story of Tami Oldham, a 23 year old who got lost at sea for 41 days, ‘Adrift’ presents a fairly well made film that is let down by romance clichés.
A wonderful drama, in a beautiful location, with outstanding performances (click to read more)
By now you’ll have heard that ‘The Shape of Water’ is one of the best reviewed and well accepted films of 2017. Guillermo del Toro won awards for best directing at the Golden Globes and the BAFTA’s, and it’s won a whole host of awards in various other categories. While I see why its won … Continue reading The Little Merman (The Shape of Water review)