The Girl in the Spider’s Web: Film Review

The Girl in the Spider’s Web had an uphill battle to impress me from the beginning because I’ve always really wanted more instalments from the Rooney Mara-David Fincher team rather than what is essentially a reboot with a new director and actress. I also wasn’t convinced about the casting of Claire Foy as Lisbeth Salander, and while she may have changed my mind a little bit, the film itself just felt unnecessary and substandard compared to the others.

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Mary Magdalene: Film Review

Mary Magdalene is a difficult one to review because it isn’t going to appeal to everyone – and I am definitely not this film’s target market. While it is informative and interesting at times, it is very slow and I can’t say I actively enjoyed it.

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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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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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Top Films for August 2017 

I know it say this every month but HOW is it August already?! The year is just zipping by! While I sit here and have an existential crisis why not check out the best films to watch this August.

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Lion: Film Review

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You have been warned: take your tissues to see Lion because if you’re anything like me you’ll definitely need them. Many stories can make me tear up, but to full on cry (with tears rolling down my cheeks), that takes something special.

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Lion: LFF Film Review

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You have been warned: take your tissues to see Lion because if you’re anything like me you’ll definitely need them. Many stories can make me tear up, but to full on cry (with tears rolling down my cheeks), that takes something special.

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Una: LFF Film Review

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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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Oscars 2016: Best & Worst Dressed

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We have finally reached the end of the film awards season! It felt like we would never get there but yes, the Oscars, the pinnacle of everything, happened Sunday night. Sure, the prizes are a good talking point but this is ALL about the fashion. This is the biggie – the event everyone saves their best for, and there were some damn good outfits on display.

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Golden Globes 2016: Best & Worst Dressed

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Now I love me some fashion, and after a sad day like today I need to distract myself by looking through the red carpet outfits from the 2016 Golden Globes Sunday night.

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