Endings, Beginnings: Film Review

Endings, Beginnings

I love to watch Shailene Woodley onscreen so I was excited to see her mostly improvised performance in Drake Doremus‘ latest – Endings, Beginnings – and while she excels in the conflicted role, the movie as a whole was a bit of a disappointment.

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An American Pickle: Film Review

An American Pickle

Why have one Seth Rogen when you can have two?! That’s what the makers of An American Pickle were clearly thinking when they cast him as a century-old Jewish immigrant AND his American great-grandson in this new comedy.

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Summerland: Film Review

Summerland

Gemma Arterton excels as a grumpy obnoxious woman who is forced to look after an evacuee in Jessica Swale‘s lovely directorial debut Summerland.

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Life With Music: Film Review

Life With Music

Life With Music, known as Coda in some territories, features a solid performance from Patrick Stewart – but has very little else going for it.

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How to Build a Girl: Film Review

How to Build a Girl

I really enjoyed reading Caitlin Moran‘s semi-autobiographical novel How to Build a Girl a few years ago so I was thrilled when it was announced that she would be adapting it for a feature film. The movie isn’t perfect but it’s an enjoyable watch, led by a charming performance from Beanie Feldstein.

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Clemency: Film Review

Clemencyy

I have been looking forward to seeing the critically acclaimed Clemency since I missed it at last year’s London Film Festival and I am thrilled it has FINALLY been given a UK release date so we can all now see Alfre Woodard‘s staggering performance with our own eyes.

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Finding the Way Back: Film Review

Finding the Way Back

Ben Affleck confronts his own substance abuse demons by playing an alcoholic in Finding the Way Back and this personal connection helps him summon a compelling performance and elevate a traditional sports movie.

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Scoob!: Film Review

Scoob!

As a big fan of the Scooby-Doo TV show and the live-action films growing up, I was sceptical about a reboot of the franchise, but Scoob! was much better than I was expecting it to be.

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The Old Guard: Netflix Film Review

The Old Guard

Netflix is entering into the comic book-inspired action movie market with The Old Guard and I think we’ve found ourselves an interesting new franchise.

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Inheritance: Film Review

Inheritance

I like Lily Collins and I’m a big fan of Simon Pegg so I figured Inheritance was worth a watch – and it was not.

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