Gringo: Film Review

Gringo has all the makings of a top-notch comedy – from a decent premise to a stellar cast – led by Charlize Theron, David Oyelowo and Joel Edgerton – but for some reason, it just fails to ignite.

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Red Sparrow: Film Review

I was really excited for Red Sparrow because I was under the impression I would be seeing Jennifer Lawrence kicking ass in some action-packed spy thriller like Atomic Blonde. Turns out Red Sparrow is nothing like that – it just a slow-burning dialogue-driven thriller that was just a bit meh.

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Joel Edgerton and Jennifer Lawrence at the Red Sparrow London premiere: My pics

Last night, Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton were joined by their co-stars at the European premiere of Red Sparrow in London’s Leicester Square – and I have all the pics.

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Top Films for July

Guys, can you believe it’s July already?! I don’t know how we have got here so quickly but at least it means we are getting closer to some awesome releases.

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Loving: Film Review

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I had been wanting to see Loving for a long time thanks to the buzz surrounding Ruth Negga‘s performance which is deserving of its Oscar nomination. I probably wouldn’t have put her in the awards frame myself because it was so subtle and understated.

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Oscar nominations 2017: Hits, Misses & Shockers

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For those of you who have been living in a hole, the Oscars nominations were announced today and while it was generally surprise-free – this was the first year in the past few where you could easily predict the frontrunner – there were still a few interesting twists, snubs and additions.

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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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Jane Got a Gun: Film Review

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Jane Got a Gun had a seriously troubled production and that has overshadowed the movie somewhat. Natalie Portman has been attached since 2012 and the movie has been ready for release since 2014 and after a series of delays it has finally arrived. When something has taken that long you expect it to be incredible, but this is just alright so I’m disappointed.

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Midnight Special: Film Review

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I do love me a sci-fi and even more so if it stars my faves Adam Driver, Michael Shannon and Joel Edgerton. What a combo! I also adored Jaeden Lieberher in St. Vincent so I was interested to see what he would do next and he did not disappoint as this kid with special powers.

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Top Films for April

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It is the start of April so surprise surprise here is my U.K. preview for April! There are quite a few decent-looking movies coming out this month but I’ve managed to whittle it down to just the five best. I still think Criminal, Eye in the Sky and Miles Ahead look pretty decent, but in terms of excitement, the ones below are where it’s at.

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