Spider-Man: Far From Home – Film Review

Spider-Man: Far From Home has a tough job being the first film after Avengers: Endgame so I’m happy to report that MCU fans will come away satisfied.

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Top Films for July

It’s about to be the start of a new month, which means it’s time, once again, to look ahead to the films coming to UK cinemas this July.

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The Sisters Brothers: Film Review

I had no idea what to expect from The Sisters Brothers before I saw it at the London Film Festival last year but I was attracted to it thanks to the incredible cast – which includes Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Riz Ahmed and Jake Gyllenhaal – and I’m pleased to report it was highly entertaining and not your average western.

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Velvet Buzzsaw: Film Review

I didn’t have much clue about Velvet Buzzsaw except that it starred Jake Gyllenhaal, which was frankly enough for me – I’ll watch anything with him in. But then I learned that he was teaming up with his Nightcrawler director Dan Gilroy again and playing an art critic with epic glasses and I was sold. I hardly ever watch Netflix films on the weekend they come out but I couldn’t resist and I’m glad I checked it out.

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Wildlife: Film Review

I loved Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan‘s previous joint effort Ruby Sparks so I had high hopes for Wildlife, which is Dano’s directorial debut starring Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal. It is an assured debut which looked beautiful and had some great ideas, but it was a bit too slow for my tastes.

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The Sisters Brothers: LFF Film Review

I missed the press screening of The Sisters Brothers at the Venice Film Festival and I was gutted because it has the most incredible cast – which includes Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Riz Ahmed and Jake Gyllenhaal – so I dropped lucky when I managed to snag a ticket to a public LFF screening.

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Stronger: Film Review

If you saw Mark Wahlberg‘s recent movie Patriots Day, you would have learned all about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the grand scale of the operation to catch the culprits. Stronger also tackles the same tragedy, but on a micro scale, honing in on the experience of one victim.

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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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Stronger: LFF Film Review

If you saw Mark Wahlberg‘s recent movie Patriots Day, you would have learned all about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the grand scale of the operation to catch the culprits. Stronger also tackles the same tragedy, but on a micro scale, honing in on the experience of one victim.

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Jake Gyllenhaal tells all about Stronger at LFF Q&A

Jake Gyllenhaal came to London this week to promote his new movie Stronger, his first project as producer, at the London Film Festival and he also found time to attend a Q&A after a special screening hosted by Lionsgate at the Ham Yard Hotel.

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