The Predator: Film Review

Besides the 1987 original, I haven’t been bothered about seeing any of the other instalments in the Predator franchise, but I wanted to take a chance on The Predator because of director Shane Black (who actually had a small role in the original), the A+ cast, and because the trailer made it look pretty cool. Shame it’s a bit of a mess then.

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Top Films for December

It’s the start of December which means it’s time for the next movie preview! Here is my top selection for movies coming out in the UK across December.

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Wonder: Film Review

If you’re after a nice, sweet, heartwarming story that might make you well up, then Wonder is exactly what you need.

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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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Room: Film Review

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I loved Room by Emma Donoghue – the novel was compelling, offered a fresh perspective and packed an emotional punch – so I was totally worried about the film adaptation. Luckily, Donoghue herself wrote the script and keeps everything I love about the book and the material is considerably elevated by two amazing performances from Brie Larson and Canadian youngster Jacob Tremblay.

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Top Films for January

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A new month and year is rapidly approaching and January brings with it an amazing selection of new films. The month always seems to be filled with stellar movies and Oscar bait and this one is no exception. We also have a lot of movies that have been out in the US for a while so I can’t wait to finally see them. Here are my picks:

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Brie Larson & Lenny Abrahamson: Room Q&A at LFF

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Last night at the London Film Festival, the talent behind Room, (L-R) Brie Larson, Emma Donoghue and Lenny Abrahamson, came out for a quick Q&A after the movie’s screening to talk about the casting process and shooting in the claustrophobic space.

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