Motherless Brooklyn: Film Review

Motherless Brooklyn is clearly a passion project for Edward Norton – not only does he star in almost every scene, but he also directed and produced the film and wrote the screenplay, adapted from Jonathan Lethem’s novel, which he has been trying to bring to the big screen for almost 20 years. Although his performance is tremendous, the film itself has serious issues with length, pacing and narrative.

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Honey Boy: Film Review

You think you know Shia LaBeouf – given that he’s been in the spotlight since he was a child and has been in the headlines for his run-ins with the police in recent years – but when you watch his biographical film Honey Boy you’ll realise you had no idea.

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The Irishman: Film Review

I really wanted to watch Martin Scorsese‘s gangster epic in a cinema because I feared I wouldn’t be able to watch the three-and-a-half-hour film at home without interruptions. I never managed to get to the cinema so had to do make do with a Netflix viewing – but I needn’t have worried. The Irishman is so gripping that I watched it non-stop from start to finish and didn’t feel the need to check my phone at all.

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Charlie’s Angels: Film Review

I cannot overstate how much I love the original Charlie’s Angels films starring Cameron Diaz (I miss her), Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore. I have seen them countless times, have them on DVD and can quote them a fair bit. I don’t feel the world is really ready for a new instalment in the franchise but this one still deserves a chance.

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Knives Out: Film Review

I was very excited for Knives Out because I love a whodunnit and the ensemble cast is insane and so I’m happy to report that I really enjoyed it.

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Harriet: Film Review

Harriet hit headlines when the casting of Cynthia Erivo was announced, as people were annoyed about a British woman portraying the famous African-American slave-turned-abolitionist Harriet Tubman, but she’s honestly the best thing about the film.

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Frozen 2: Film Review

Anyone who saw my word-perfect lip-syncing effort to Let It Go during my recent 30th birthday party will know that I’m a big fan of the original Frozen. So I was a mixture of excited and nervous for this sequel and I had every right to be – Frozen 2 is good but nowhere near as amazing as its 2013 predecessor.

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State Like Sleep: Film Review

I was keen to see State Like Sleep because it featured a great cast but it was just a massive letdown.

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Earthquake Bird: Film Review

I’ll watch anything starring Alicia Vikander so I felt positive about Earthquake Bird but I have to sadly report it was a big disappointment.

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Little Monsters: Film Review

The zombie genre has been done to death (pun intended) but somehow Australian zombie comedy Little Monsters manages to feel fun and fresh.

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