Serenity: Film Review

I had heard very bad things about Serenity but I tried to go in with an open mind, thinking a movie starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway can’t be that bad, but I’m here to tell you it can!

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The Aftermath: Film Review

I thought Keira Knightley was terrific in Colette so I was intrigued to see what she followed it up with – and while she puts in another stellar performance in The Aftermath, the film itself is weak and just OK.

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First Man: Film Review

I am a huge fan of Damien Chazelle’s work, so I had high hopes for First Man – which I saw at the Venice Film Festival – after the success of Whiplash and La La Land, and it did not disappoint.

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First Man: Venice Film Review

I am a huge fan of Damien Chazelle’s work, so I had high hopes for First Man – the opening film of the Venice Film Festival – after the success of Whiplash and La La Land, and it did not disappoint.

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Mudbound: Film Review

I was really keen to see Mudbound because it received rave reviews on the film festival circuit and while it is worth a watch for the performances and the climax, the rest is too slow and meandering.

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Mudbound: LFF Film Review

I had heard rave reviews about Mudbound following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, so I had to check it out when it came to LFF, and it is certainly worth a watch performance-wise.

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Carey Mulligan and Garrett Hedlund at the Mudbound LFF premiere

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I was unable to make the opening premiere of London Film Festival on Wednesday, so it kicked off officially for me today at the Mudbound premiere in Leicester Square.

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My Top 10 Movies of 2015

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Looking back over the past year, there have been some pretty damn good films. But I still had trouble picking my top ten – finding the first six was easy, but the remaining four were not as convincing. So many films I liked at the time, but over the passing months have left little impression. I finally managed to bring you my annual list, which is presented in no particular order.

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Everest: Film Review

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I have been excited by this for a while because I like disaster movies, this is based on a true story, it has a stellar cast and it looked amazing. I was not let down. Everest was actually better than I expected. It is by no means perfect but it was gripping, heart-breaking and stunning.

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Top Films for September

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How is it September already?! Winter is swiftly approaching (did we even have a summer?!) which means some of the best of 2015 movies are on the approach, starting with September, which has a few treats in store. Check out my preview highlights:

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