Waves: Film Review

I had been reading so much praise about Waves online for months that I went in expecting the masterpiece I had read about and I came away disappointed. It’s a good film but it did not live up to my lofty expectations.

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Just Mercy: Film Review

Get your tissues at the ready! Just Mercy is a heartbreaking tale that won’t leave a dry eye in the house.

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Bombshell: Film Review

I’ve seen a lot of people on Twitter expressing their shock at how well Bombshell has been doing in the nominations this awards season, but I’m not surprised it all – I think the film is terrific and the leads deserve the recognition.

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Uncut Gems: Film Review

I had been hearing about Uncut Gems on Twitter for months and was excited to finally know what all the fuss was about. And daaaaamn, Uncut Gems is such a stressful watch. I breathed out a sigh of relief once it was all over.

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1917: Film Review

1917 won Best Drama and Best Director for Sam Mendes at the Golden Globes on Sunday and there’s a reason for that. I honestly didn’t think it was going to win over the likes of The Irishman but I was pleasantly surprised and I hope this love continues throughout awards season.

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Seberg: Film Review

I was really impressed by Kristen Stewart‘s performance in Seberg when I saw its premiere at the Venice Film Festival so it’s such a shame this film seems to have been forgotten about already.

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The Gentlemen: Film Review

It was good to see Guy Ritchie returning to his gangster roots and doing what he does best – a crime caper – but The Gentlemen just wasn’t my cup of tea.

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Jojo Rabbit: Film Review

I was really unsure if I was going to like Jojo Rabbit – I love everything Taika Waititi has done but I didn’t know if the humour would be my cup of tea – so I’m relieved to say it’s fantastic. How could I have doubted Waititi?

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Spoiler Special: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

If you’ve read my spoiler-free review for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, you’ll know that I felt let down and disappointed by it. This was mostly down to the story decisions made by J.J. Abrams, so I wanted to do a spoiler special in which I could rant about my misgivings a little bit more.

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Playing with Fire: Film Review

John Cena proved he was a good sport and surprisingly funny in Blockers so I felt hopeful about his next role in Playing with Fire, but I shouldn’t have been. The movie is pretty bad.

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