How to Build a Girl: Film Review

How to Build a Girl

I really enjoyed reading Caitlin Moran‘s semi-autobiographical novel How to Build a Girl a few years ago so I was thrilled when it was announced that she would be adapting it for a feature film. The movie isn’t perfect but it’s an enjoyable watch, led by a charming performance from Beanie Feldstein.

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The Girl with All the Gifts: Film Review

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I thought the zombie genre had been exhausted but it seems there is more life in it yet with this new thriller The Girl with All the Gifts (terrible title btw). Luckily, it takes a fresh approach and twists and turns in ways I didn’t expect but that still wasn’t enough to make it stand out – in fact, it gave me 28 Days Later vibes with the fast-running zombies and military setting.

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Macbeth: Film Review

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I know William Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a dark and depressing tragedy in itself, but Justin Kurzel’s version is even bleaker than I expected and it is a lot of hard work. However, it is all worth it due to the incredible performances by Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.

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Miss You Already: Film Review

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I feel like we have had a lot of cancer films recently and while Miss You Already is good addition to the roster, it doesn’t stand up to The Fault in Our Stars and Me and Earl and the Dying Girl for me. This will appeal more to adults though, and it is a less romanticised take on the disease, so it is still refreshing and worth a watch.

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