Disobedience: Film Review

Disobedience is unlikely to have mainstream appeal but it should be seen because it tells a compelling romance story and features some incredible performances from leads Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.

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Top Films for November 2018

Tomorrow is the beginning of November which means we have lots of new films to look forward to! Here are the ones I’m most excited for.

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The Favourite: Venice Film Review

After the success of The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer, I was naturally very excited about Yorgos Lanthimos‘ The Favourite. It also helped that it starred the wonderful Emma Stone, who surprises in a role you’ve never seen her in before.

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Emma Stone and Nicholas Hoult arrive at Venice Film Festival

Today is the world premiere of The Favourite at the Venice Film Festival, meaning the stars – Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult, Olivia Colman and Joe Alwyn – arrived at the Palazzo del Casino with director Yorgos Lanthimos to promote it.

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What I’m excited to see at the Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday and I’m going to be there for the first time (AAAAAAHHH!) It is all very exciting, and here are the films I am most hyped about seeing.

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The Mercy: Film Review

James Marsh has had an impressive career so far with highlights like Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire and the Oscar-nominated The Theory of Everything, but he seems unlikely to replicate those successes with The Mercy, which is an uninspired and forgettable biopic.

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Why I love Brendan Fraser’s The Mummy 

I have always loved the 1999 Brendan Fraser version of The Mummy and I was outraged when the Tom Cruise reboot was announced. ‘They can’t do that’, I thought, ‘Everyone loves the previous movie!’ Turns out I was mistaken and very much in the minority of those who loved it.

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My Cousin Rachel: Film Review

I’m a huge fan of Sam Claflin and I’ve been following his films for the last few years now so I was obviously going to check out My Cousin Rachel but I was even more pleased to discover he puts in one of his finest performances yet.

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Denial: Film Review

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Denial doesn’t seem like a bundle of laughs – a courtroom drama about whether the Holocaust happened hardly makes for an enjoyable night at the cinema. However, it’s not as depressing or dense as you would expect, and it is poignant and absolutely fascinating.

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The Light Between Oceans: Film Review

 

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I had wanted to see The Light Between Oceans for a while because I love Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander separately so I had to see their joint effort, especially as this is where their romance began. Their performances are brilliant, as is their chemistry, but the film as a whole is a very heavy, emotionally intense slog.

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