Cold Pursuit: Film Review

I’m surprised Cold Pursuit is still coming out following Liam Neeson‘s controversial comments on the film’s press tour, and I would have been fine with that happening as a consequence of his words. However, ignoring his comments and taking the film on its own, I must admit that it was surprisingly funny and different compared to his usual revenge outings.

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On the Basis of Sex: Film Review

A lot of people over here won’t have a clue who Ruth Bader Ginsburg is, which is exactly why they should check out the biopic On the Basis of Sex and find out about this formidable, trailblazing woman, who won a landmark case which helped change many US laws which discriminated on the basis of gender.

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Jellyfish: Film Review

I didn’t know anything about Jellyfish except that it starred Liv Hill who I thought was brilliant in Three Girls. It’s no surprise then that she gave an impressive performance this time too.

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If Beale Street Could Talk: Film Review

So many film critics have raved about If Beale Street Could Talk and complained about its lack of love this awards season, so I went into Barry Jenkins‘ latest project with the highest expectations and I feel bad admitting that I came away deflated.

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Instant Family: Film Review

I’m not always Mark Wahlberg‘s biggest fan and he has starred in his fair share of duff films – namely the Daddy’s Home movies – but Instant Family won me over completely.

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A Private War: Film Review

I became aware of how incredible Rosamund Pike was when she starred in Gone Girl. I really wanted her to win the Oscar for it but she didn’t and I really wish she was included in the race again with A Private War.

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All is True: Film Review

Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench are both Shakespeare veterans and have performed his works together on the stage so it’s no surprise that their latest collaboration is about the legendary playwright – although this time it is about his personal life rather than an adaptation of his works.

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Alita: Battle Angel – Film Review

I wasn’t super excited about Alita: Battle Angel but I decided to check it out and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. I have a feeling it’s going to be a box office flop which is a shame because it’s actually quite good.

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The Lego Movie 2: Film Review

I was a huge fan of 2014’s The Lego Movie – it was hilarious and so so clever – but that years ago now and we’ve had The Lego Batman Movie since then and I didn’t love that one as much (and I didn’t even watch the Ninjago one). So I had no idea what to expect from the second outing – full title The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part – so I’m pleased to report that it is just as funny and smart as the first.

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Velvet Buzzsaw: Film Review

I didn’t have much clue about Velvet Buzzsaw except that it starred Jake Gyllenhaal, which was frankly enough for me – I’ll watch anything with him in. But then I learned that he was teaming up with his Nightcrawler director Dan Gilroy again and playing an art critic with epic glasses and I was sold. I hardly ever watch Netflix films on the weekend they come out but I couldn’t resist and I’m glad I checked it out.

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