Artemis Fowl: Disney+ Film Review

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl was originally supposed to open in cinemas but, when the coronavirus pandemic hit, Disney made the surprising move of offloading its big-budget adaptation of Eoin Colfer‘s novels onto its streaming service Disney+ – but now that I’ve seen the movie, their decision makes total sense. The film is really not good.

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Da 5 Bloods: Netflix Film Review

Da 5 Bloods

I loved Spike Lee‘s previous film BlacKkKlansman – it even made my 2018 end of year list (check it out if you haven’t) – so I had high hopes for Da 5 Bloods, but sadly it’s not one of his strongest works.

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The King of Staten Island: Film Review

The King of Staten Island

Pete Davidson gives us an insight into his life with his semi-autobiographical comedy, The King of Staten Island.

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Banana Split: Film Review

Banana Split

In most teen comedies, it’s a common trope that the ex-girlfriend hates the new girlfriend. But what if that wasn’t the case? This scenario is explored in the subversive and entertaining Banana Split.

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Hooking Up: Film Review

Hooking Up

If you thought pairing a sex addict and a man suffering from cancer together for a romantic comedy was a weird concept, you would be right, and that’s exactly what Hooking Up does.

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The Last Full Measure: Film Review

The Last Full Measure

I love films which shed light on one person’s bravery and The Last Full Measure is the perfect example of that – it tells the story of William H. Pitsenbarger (Jeremy Irvine), a United States Air Force Pararescue (PJ) medic who went above and beyond the call of duty during the Vietnam War.

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To the Stars: Film Review

To the Stars

I wanted to give To the Stars a chance because I thought Kara Hayward was fantastic as Suzy Bishop in Moonrise Kingdom and Liana Liberato constantly gives great performances, and while they both delivered the goods in this coming-of-age story, the plot itself was misjudged and uneven.

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The High Note: Film Review

The High Note

The concept of The High Note – a comedy-drama about a soul diva and her assistant – sounded very much up my street and it didn’t disappoint. It was fairly formulaic stuff, but I still enjoyed it quite a lot.

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Only the Animals: Film Review

Only the Animals

If you want an enthralling murder mystery to capture your attention during this lockdown period, I suggest Only the Animals, an intriguing and unexpected French thriller.

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The Lovebirds: Netflix Film Review

The Lovebirds

The Lovebirds was originally supposed to be released in cinemas in April, but after they closed due to the coronavirus, Paramount Pictures sold the rights to Netflix, which should have been the home for this formulaic comedy all along.

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