Departures: Film Review

I was a big fan of The Fault in Our Stars which meant Departures – also known as Then Came You – had an uphill battle to win me over. The plots are very similar so you can’t help but draw comparisons between them and Departures fails to match up.

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Top Films for February

It’s the start of the month, so you know what time it is – my monthly movie preview! Here are my recommendations for UK cinema releases this February.

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The Space Between Us: Film Review

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I love a sci-fi and I love a teen romance story so The Space Between Us seemed like the perfect combination. I love Gary Oldman and Carla Gugino and think Asa Butterfield is very cute so it’s a shame this movie is a bit too sentimental and a massive cheese fest.

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Amy Adams, Colin Firth and Aaron-Taylor Johnson hit the Nocturnal Animals red carpet

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Friday was a two premiere day for me – first up was Nocturnal Animals, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Armie Hammer and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Unfortunately, Gyllenhaal didn’t come to the London Film Festival but his absence was replaced by the epic Colin Firth – who isn’t even in the movie but is good friends with director Tom Ford, who previously worked with him on A Single Man.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Film Review

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I wasn’t THAT bothered about seeing Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children because it looked a bit too weird for my liking and because Tim Burton‘s most recent efforts, Alice Through the Looking Glass and Big Eyes were simply OK, but I was completely wrong – this turned out to be one of his strongest projects in years.

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