Life Itself: Film Review

I love Dan Fogelman‘s TV creation, the emotional family drama This Is Us. Many people (particularly in the UK) have criticised it for being too sentimental but I love the story and characters and how moving it is. I never noticed how sappy it was watching an episode a week, but Fogelman’s love of the sentimental tearjerker was blindly obvious with Life Itself, which he wrote and directed.

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Life Itself: LFF Film Review

I love Dan Fogelman‘s TV creation, the emotional family drama This Is Us. Many people (particularly in the UK) have criticised it for being too sentimental but I love the story and characters and how moving it is. I never noticed how sappy it was watching an episode a week, but Fogelman’s love of the sentimental tearjerker was blindly obvious with Life Itself, which he wrote and directed.

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Thoroughbreds: Film Review

I had to check out Thoroughbreds because I think Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy are two of the most promising actresses coming up in Hollywood, and this movie only solidified that for me.

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Top Films for April 2018

It’s the start of another month so that can only mean by next monthly movie preview. Here’s what’s coming up in April.

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Ready Player One: Film Review

I am a massive Steven Spielberg fan but I have to admit that I wasn’t fussed about Ready Player One at all because it just looked like a massive CGI fest, which is something I cannot stand, and while it is mega CG heavy, I loved the story so much that I just didn’t care.

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My top ten films from the BFI London Film Festival (LFF)

The London Film Festival is over for another year! I posted a lot of reviews from LFF over the past two weeks and it’s understandable if you missed some, so I’ve created a handy index with links to all my reviews, starting with my top 10!

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Thoroughbreds: LFF Film Review

I had to check out Thoroughbreds because I think Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy are two of the most promising actresses coming up in Hollywood, and this movie only solidified that for me.

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Top Films for September 2017

You know what time it is! It’s the start of the month which means it’s time for me to look ahead to the cinema releases coming our way over the next few weeks.

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The Limehouse Golem: Film Review

I didn’t know an awful lot about The Limehouse Golem except it starred Douglas Booth and Bill Nighy (enough reason to watch any movie) and it’s certainly not what I expected from a Victorian murder mystery but I enjoyed it very much.

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl: Film Review

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It is little surprise Me and Earl and the Dying Girl won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. This is what indie film is all about. It is quirky, cute, touching and I just loved it.

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