Johnny English Strikes Again: Film Review

I was a huge fan of the original Johnny English when it came out – in 2003, when I was 14 years old – but my sense of humour has matured somewhat since then so I didn’t hold much hope for Johnny English Strikes Again. It was silly and ridiculous, but had surprisingly more laughs than I had predicted.

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Miss Sloane: Film Review

All hail Jessica Chastain, aka The Queen. She never fails to put in a fantastic performance and Miss Sloane is no exception. She nails it, just like everyone else in this taut and exciting political thriller.

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Their Finest: Film Review

I love films about filmmaking and generally these are set in the golden age of Hollywood and the studio system so it’s refreshing to watch films being made in a different era – World War II England – in Their Finest, which is a delightful romantic comedy.

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Why season five of Girls was the best ever

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Loyal readers of this blog will know that I have a love-hate relationship with Girls and I have been tempted to quit a number of times, especially around the series two and three mark. But it seems now that Lena Dunham has the end in sight, she has found direction, knows exactly where to take each of these characters and has created a freaking masterpiece of a season five along the way.

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How to be Single: Film Review

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The romcom genre has been saved! Okay, so I probably won’t go QUITE that far but How to Be Single really feels like the best romantic comedy I have seen in a long time as it manages to avoid some of the formulaic and predictable plot points we have come to expect.

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