The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: Film Review

The title of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is too long, odd and requires some effort to say correctly, but don’t let that put you off because it’s quite a sweet movie.

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Truth or Dare: Film Review

Truth or Dare looked bad anyway, but it’s really done itself a disservice coming out the week after the amazing horror A Quiet Place because it only highlights its weaknesses and makes it look even worse by comparison.

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120 BPM (Beats Per Minute): Film Review

There have been a few films about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 80s/90s, with examples springing to mind like Philadelphia and The Normal Heart, but 120 BPM feels completely fresh, perhaps because it is French, the actors feel like real people, like it could be a documentary, and because it focuses on members of an activist group.

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A Quiet Place: Film Review

I have shied away from horrors in recent years but I had to check out A Quiet Place because I love Emily Blunt and was intrigued about her teaming up with her real-life husband John Krasinski, who directs, co-writes and co-stars, and I’m glad I did because it’s not just a good horror, it’s a good movie in general.

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Wonderstruck: Film Review

I enjoyed what Todd Haynes did with Carol so I had high hopes for Wonderstruck, and I know a lot of people did love it, but it is an odd film and I found it somewhat disappointing.

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Thoroughbreds: Film Review

I had to check out Thoroughbreds because I think Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy are two of the most promising actresses coming up in Hollywood, and this movie only solidified that for me.

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Ghost Stories: Film Review

I don’t usually do horror movies but I felt bad about missing Ghost Stories at the London Film Festival and decided to check it out. I’m normally against reviews with spoilers but they’re really needed here for you to understand my issues with it.

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I Kill Giants: Film Review

I had never heard of the actress Madison Wolfe before but I certainly won’t forget the name now because she is absolutely captivating in I Kill Giants.

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Love, Simon: Film Review

I had a feeling Love, Simon would be up my street and I was right, but I loved it even more than I imagined I would, so be warned that this is a very gushing review.

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Freak Show: BFI Flare Film Festival Review

Alex Lawther first came to my attention playing the young Alan Turing in 2014’s The Imitation Game and his subsequent work in Black Mirror, The End of the F***ing, Goodbye Christopher Robin and Ghost Stories proved his ability to play odd, tortured, offbeat characters – but he goes above and beyond all that with Freak Show.

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