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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Top Films for April 2018

It’s the start of another month so that can only mean by next monthly movie preview. Here’s what’s coming up in April.

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My top ten films from the BFI London Film Festival (LFF)

The London Film Festival is over for another year! I posted a lot of reviews from LFF over the past two weeks and it’s understandable if you missed some, so I’ve created a handy index with links to all my reviews, starting with my top 10!

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Thoroughbreds: LFF 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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My top ten films of 2016

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Welcome back, folks! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas break. Now is the time to look back over the year in film releases and pick my favourites. These are restricted to films released in the U.K. in 2016 – so it may include films I actually saw in late 2015 and although I desperately wanted to put La La Land, Hacksaw Ridge, Lion and Free Fire on this list, they aren’t out until 2017, so unfortunately they don’t make the cut.

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Star Trek Beyond: Film Review

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The Star Trek movies are simply not my bag and I can’t help it – I haven’t seen any of the TV series and I don’t understand the cult appeal. Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness were good but not great (to me – I know I’m in the minority) and Star Trek Beyond is exactly the same – it’s fine, I like it enough and it’s a pleasant way to spend two hours, but I wouldn’t write home about it or watch it again.

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Top Films for July

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A new month is here and once again, here are the films I’m most excited about seeing – sadly, nothing on the list is an original idea and it’s mainly sequels or reboots/adaptations. There are a number of obvious choices I have missed off the list for legit reasons, such as Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (this was popular before my time), The Legend of Tarzan (I’ve seen it and I don’t recommend), Central Intelligence (it’s alright) and The Neon Demon (I don’t think I’ll like it).

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Green Room: Film Review

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I had no idea what this was about but I signed up to see it because the cast – including Patrick Stewart, Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots and Alia Sawkat – appealed to me. Even if you had an idea about the plot you would still not be prepared for the shit that will go down in Green Room – it is brutal, scary and flipping intense.

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Top Films for May

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It’s that time of the month again – where I choose the releases I’m looking forward to in May. There isn’t a huge amount of good ‘uns but my picks below look pretty damn sweet.

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