The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Film Review

I don’t love everything Joel and Ethan Coen make. They are extremely hit and miss with me, and that’s the perfect way to describe The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – an anthology western movie telling six tales which are wildly inconsistent in tone and entertainment value.

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Venice Film Review

I don’t love everything Joel and Ethan Coen make. They are extremely hit and miss with me, and that’s the perfect way to describe The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – an anthology western movie telling six tales which are wildly inconsistent in tone and entertainment value.

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Paddington 2: Film Review

I loved the original Paddington so much and I was certain that the sequel couldn’t possibly top it, but how wrong I was! Paddington 2 somehow manages to be better in every way and is easily one of the best films of 2017.

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Paddington 2 exclusive footage screening: My verdict 

I was such a huge fan of the first Paddington so I obviously jumped at the chance when I was offered the opportunity to see some clips from the sequel.

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Top Films for June 2017

It’s the beginning of June which can only mean one thing – monthly preview time! Here’s my regular feature where I recommend films for the coming month.

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Trespass Against Us: Film Review

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I’ve got quite used to seeing Michael Fassbender in big blockbusters like Prometheus and X-Men or even period pieces like Macbeth so I was keen to see him do something I haven’t seen in a while – something gritty, indie and very British.

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Top Films for January 2017

Welcome to a new year, and more importantly, a new month for films! Unfortunately for us in the UK, this is the time when all the Oscar-bait movies the US had aaages ago are finally released, but at least we can finally see what the hype is all about – and you are in for some treats!

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Trespass Against Us: LFF Film Review 

I’ve got quite used to seeing Michael Fassbender in big blockbusters like Prometheus and X-Men or even period pieces like Macbeth but we haven’t seen him play a common British criminal in ages (if ever) so I mainly wanted to see Trespass Against Us for that reason.

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In the Heart of the Sea: Film Review

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I was not completely sold on In the Heart of the Sea and it hasn’t done very well in the US so I’m surprised to report that it is actually pretty good! There are a couple of niggles, but the story is epic, interesting and I was just gripped the entire time.

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