Tomb Raider: Film Review

I groaned when the Tomb Raider reboot was announced because I didn’t think it was necessary as I’m a big fan of the Angelina Jolie movies. I was also very skeptical when Alicia Vikander was cast as Lara Croft – she didn’t seem like the right fit – but now I need to eat my words because she and the film are both great.

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What I learned from Anthony McCarten’s BAFTA Screenwriters’ Lecture

Anthony McCarten, who wrote the scripts for The Theory of Everything and the upcoming Darkest Hour, recently came to BAFTA’s headquarters in Piccadilly, London to give a lecture about his approach to screenwriting.

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The Party: LFF Film Review 

Sally Potter seems to have taken the saying ‘leave them wanting more’ to heart when making The Party, which is only 71 minutes. I love a running time like that as I hate films which outstay their welcome, but it really felt too short – I was genuinely left wanting more!

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Suite Francaise: Film Review

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The poster and trailer make Suite Francaise look like an incredibly powerful and moving romance drama set during the German occupation in France. Only the latter part of that sentence is true and the romance side is neither powerful or moving, which was a total letdown as I had gone in expecting a story which would break my heart.

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Top Films for March

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It’s that time of the month again – here’s my rundown of top films to watch this month:

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