The Sisters Brothers: Film Review

I had no idea what to expect from The Sisters Brothers before I saw it at the London Film Festival last year but I was attracted to it thanks to the incredible cast – which includes Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Riz Ahmed and Jake Gyllenhaal – and I’m pleased to report it was highly entertaining and not your average western.

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The Sisters Brothers: LFF Film Review

I missed the press screening of The Sisters Brothers at the Venice Film Festival and I was gutted because it has the most incredible cast – which includes Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Riz Ahmed and Jake Gyllenhaal – so I dropped lucky when I managed to snag a ticket to a public LFF screening.

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Venom: Film Review

My expectations for Venom were incredibly low and I really was preparing myself for the worst superhero movie ever – and while it was by no means good, I enjoyed it more than I expected to.

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Una: Film Review

Rooney Mara shows off her stellar British accent in this film adaptation of David Harrower’s play Blackbird, which has been revived on the stage many times, mostly recently with Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams in the lead roles.

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City of Tiny Lights: Film Review

I love Riz Ahmed so I obviously had to check out City of Tiny Lights, one of his first film lead performances, at the London Film Festival. At the time I was so tired, I didn’t give it a fair shake, so I went to a second screening where I could appreciate it much more. The crime noir thriller is far from perfect but Ahmed is fantastic, once again.

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City of Tiny Lights: LFF Film Review 

I’m loving Riz Ahmed in The Night Of and I want to see him in more lead roles so I had to support his star turn in noir crime thriller City of Tiny Lights.

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Jason Bourne: Film Review

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I loved the original Bourne trilogy but I never really felt like it needed more instalments so I wasn’t particularly excited for Jason Bourne because it seemed like a cash grab as the stories had pretty much wrapped up with 2007’s The Bourne Ultimatum. And while it doesn’t really add anything new to the franchise, Jason Bourne is still a worthy film that reaches the same standard as the originals.

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