Late Night: Film Review

I love Mindy Kaling and I was a huge fan of her TV show The Mindy Project so I got very excited when I heard she was writing a feature film starring Emma Thompson! My expectations were naturally quite high for Late Night and it sadly fell short of them. [Read more…]

Top Films for June

It’s the start of June, which means it’s time to look ahead at the releases coming to UK cinemas throughout this month. Here are my top suggestions –

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Ocean’s 8: Film Review

Following the critical mauling the all-female Ghostbusters reboot got (although I personally enjoyed it), I really wanted to like Ocean’s 8, not just because of what it represented for female-led blockbusters, but because I love the ensemble cast and the idea of a female heist comedy. Sadly, it didn’t quite come through.

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Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter & Sarah Paulson at the Ocean’s 8 London premiere

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The cast of Ocean’s 8 hit the red carpet in London’s Leicester Square last night for the movie’s European premiere – and here are my pics!

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Why did A Wrinkle in Time perform so poorly at the UK box office?

A Wrinkle in Time initially seemed like a surefire box office hit.

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A Wrinkle in Time: Film Review

I wanted to love A Wrinkle in Time because it is a Disney movie, and I generally love all their stuff, because it is directed by Ava DuVernay, and has an incredible cast, including Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling, but I just came away feeling a bit meh. It was fine, I guess I liked it, but I didn’t connect with the story at all.

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Top Films for March

It’s the start of March, aka monthly movie preview time! Here are the releases I’m most looking forward to in March.

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Ten films I’m most excited about in 2018

I usually do a monthly movie preview, so this is my bumper yearly edition, in which I go through the films I’m most excited about in 2018.

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The Night Before: Film Review

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I love Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Christmas films, but I wasn’t entirely convinced by this because I felt the trailer had spoiled every bit of hilarity, but there was no need to worry because this is so funny and just brilliant.

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Inside Out: Film Review

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I have read many statements about Inside Out like ‘it’s one of Pixar’s best in years’ so my hopes were pretty damn high, and I hate to admit, but it fell short. I am not saying it is bad, but I’m also not onboard with those saying it was 100% perfect. Yes, it is very smart and clever but on a pure entertainment level, I will have to say (dun, dun, dun) I prefer Frozen.

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