Life Itself: Film Review

I love Dan Fogelman‘s TV creation, the emotional family drama This Is Us. Many people (particularly in the UK) have criticised it for being too sentimental but I love the story and characters and how moving it is. I never noticed how sappy it was watching an episode a week, but Fogelman’s love of the sentimental tearjerker was blindly obvious with Life Itself, which he wrote and directed.

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Life Itself: LFF Film Review

I love Dan Fogelman‘s TV creation, the emotional family drama This Is Us. Many people (particularly in the UK) have criticised it for being too sentimental but I love the story and characters and how moving it is. I never noticed how sappy it was watching an episode a week, but Fogelman’s love of the sentimental tearjerker was blindly obvious with Life Itself, which he wrote and directed.

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The Seagull: Film Review

The Seagull is one of Anton Chekhov’s most famous plays and it has been adapted many times, so I feel ashamed to say that I’ve never seen a version of it, on stage or screen, so I couldn’t possibly vouch for how this new take, directed by Michael Mayer and adapted by Stephen Karam, holds up against others.

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Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: Film Review

Annette Bening can pull an amazing performance out of the bag every time, while Jamie Bell has been in need of a meaty dramatic role to sink his teeth into for a while, and they both get the opportunity to shine in Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.

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Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: LFF Film Review 

Annette Bening can pull an amazing performance out of the bag every time, while Jamie Bell has been in need of a meaty dramatic role to sink his teeth into for a while, and they both get the opportunity to shine in Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.

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20th Century Women: Film Review

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All I knew about 20th Century Women was the award nominations Annette Bening and Greta Gerwig have been receiving so obviously I had to check it out. I definitely get the buzz around their performances and the film itself is an adorable gem.

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Top Films for February

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You know what time it is! It’s the start of February which means it’s time to look forward to the cinema releases this month brings! There are quite a few awards season favourites finally coming our way as well as some high-profile sequels, such as Fifty Shades Darker, which I have deliberately missed off (I’m not that bothered about seeing it).

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Golden Globes nominations 2017: The comedy/musical section is obsolete

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The Golden Globe nominations came out today and you can read the full list here. The reason the Golden Globes annoy me is because they divide all the acting categories between drama and musical/comedy and frankly, there hasn’t been enough awards-worthy roles in the latter so it’s been filled with some questionable entries. Surely it’s time to just combine all the movie acting categories?

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