Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Film Review

I wasn’t super bothered about Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse when it was announced and being promoted because I just thought ‘Urgh, another Spider-Man movie’ – but it’s not just another Spider-Man movie, it is excellent. It’s got 99% on Rotten Tomatoes for a reason!

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Top Films for November

It’s the start of November, which means it’s movie preview time! We’re slowly getting into awards season, with a lot of London Film Festival favourites hitting general release, but that doesn’t mean the blockbusters have disappeared. Here’s my recommendations for November:

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Captain Fantastic: Film Review

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I had wanted to see Captain Fantastic ever since I saw the trailer because it looks so wonderful and I wasn’t wrong – I wholeheartedly recommend this to everyone as it is just brilliant and leaves you with such a warm heart and gushing smile.

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She’s Funny That Way: Film Review

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She’s Funny That Way is a sweet, little ensemble comedy that harkens back to the old screwball capers where everything goes wrong, the web of characters gets all entangled and it is a joy watching it all unravel.

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This is Where I Leave You: Film Review

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I wanted to see this because it has a terrific cast and looked hilarious. It is not ground-breaking or original but very enjoyable and I liked getting to know this complex web of characters.

The film opens with Judd Altman (Jason Bateman) who lives his ‘perfect’ life until he discovers his wife has been having an affair with his boss. His world is turned upside down and it just gets worse when he discovers his father has died. Judd heads back to his hometown for the funeral and his mother Hilary (Jane Fonda) forces all four siblings – Paul (Corey Stoll), Wendy (Tina Fey) and Phillip (Adam Driver) – to stay in their childhood home for a week per their father’s “dying wishes”.

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