Aladdin: Film Review

I had the lowest of expectations for Guy Ritchie‘s live-action version of Aladdin. The promotional material didn’t thrill me and I didn’t even put it on my May movies list but I was determined to see it with an open mind – and I actually liked it! It’s not perfect but it’s nowhere near the travesty I was expecting.

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Rocketman: Film Review

I was extremely excited for Rocketman because I love Taron Egerton (a well-known fact about me) and a lot of Elton John‘s songs so it was a winning combination. However, I didn’t feel completely satisfied with the story and was left wanting more.

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My Days of Mercy: Film Review

I originally saw My Days of Mercy at the 2018 BFI Flare Festival, a celebration of LGBTQ cinema, and it’s finally getting a U.K. cinema release today, although I can’t actually find any cinemas showing it. That’s a shame because lead actors Ellen Page and Kate Mara, who play lovers on opposite sides of a political debate, put in good performances.

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum: Film Review

This is the first time I’m reviewing a John Wick movie. They never really appealed to me but I felt like I should catch up due to positive word of mouth and I really enjoyed the second one, which was a step up from the first. It’s no surprise then that John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum takes it to another level once again.

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My pics: Will Smith, Guy Ritchie and Naomi Scott at the Aladdin press conference

L-R: Alan Menken, Naomi Scott, Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Guy Ritchie and Edith Bowman

On Friday, the cast and crew of Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of Aladdin came to the Rosewood London hotel to chat about the movie – and here’s what went down.

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The Hustle: Film Review

I’m not gonna lie, I thought The Hustle – a female version of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – was going to be absolutely rubbish. My expectations were very low and it turned out to be better than I expected. That’s not saying much as it was still only OK.

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Madeline’s Madeline: Film Review

Madeline’s Madeline was on my list of films to watch at the London Film Festival, but I missed it, so I made sure to catch up with it before its release and to be honest, I wish I hadn’t bothered.

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Destination Wedding: Film Review

When I think of Keanu Reeves I picture him in action films like John Wick and The Matrix so it was a surprising but refreshing change to see him take on a romcom with Destination Wedding, in which he reunites with his frequent co-star Winona Ryder.

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu – Film Review

Given how nerdy I can be, you might be quite shocked to learn that I did not grow up a Pokémon fan – I didn’t trade cards, I didn’t play the video games or Pokémon Go and I haven’t watched any of the shows and films. Detective Pikachu is my first real Pokémon experience and I’m here to tell you that newbies can enjoy it too.

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High Life: Film Review

Robert Pattinson has made a lot of interesting film decisions since The Twilight Saga but High Life has probably got to be the weirdest so far. So be warned: if you’re going in thinking this is going to be a simple ‘Robert Pattinson in space’ sci-fi you would be mistaken!

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