Chemical Hearts: Film Review

Chemical Hearts

I can already see it now – teenagers watching Chemical Hearts over and over again, sobbing repeatedly at the high school romance drama – but I am not a teenager and I didn’t warm to the movie much at all.

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Yes, God, Yes: Film Review

Yes, God, Yes

I had seen high praise for Yes, God, Yes on Twitter and I’m pleased to report that this coming-of-age comedy-drama is an enjoyable watch with a captivating lead performance from Stranger Things star Natalia Dyer.

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Project Power: Netflix Film Review

Project Power

With high-profile names like Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt attached, I had extremely high hopes for Project Power and while it didn’t entirely deliver, it was still an entertaining ride.

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Babyteeth: Film Review


I caught Shannon Murphy‘s directorial debut Babyteeth at the London Film Festival last year (it showed in Venice after I left booo!) and it is finally getting a U.K. release!

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Endings, Beginnings: Film Review

Endings, Beginnings

I love to watch Shailene Woodley onscreen so I was excited to see her mostly improvised performance in Drake Doremus‘ latest – Endings, Beginnings – and while she excels in the conflicted role, the movie as a whole was a bit of a disappointment.

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An American Pickle: Film Review

An American Pickle

Why have one Seth Rogen when you can have two?! That’s what the makers of An American Pickle were clearly thinking when they cast him as a century-old Jewish immigrant AND his American great-grandson in this new comedy.

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Summerland: Film Review


Gemma Arterton excels as a grumpy obnoxious woman who is forced to look after an evacuee in Jessica Swale‘s lovely directorial debut Summerland.

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Life With Music: Film Review

Life With Music

Life With Music, known as Coda in some territories, features a solid performance from Patrick Stewart – but has very little else going for it.

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How to Build a Girl: Film Review

How to Build a Girl

I really enjoyed reading Caitlin Moran‘s semi-autobiographical novel How to Build a Girl a few years ago so I was thrilled when it was announced that she would be adapting it for a feature film. The movie isn’t perfect but it’s an enjoyable watch, led by a charming performance from Beanie Feldstein.

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Clemency: Film Review


I have been looking forward to seeing the critically acclaimed Clemency since I missed it at last year’s London Film Festival and I am thrilled it has FINALLY been given a UK release date so we can all now see Alfre Woodard‘s staggering performance with our own eyes.

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