Departures: Film Review

I was a big fan of The Fault in Our Stars which meant Departures – also known as Then Came You – had an uphill battle to win me over. The plots are very similar so you can’t help but draw comparisons between them and Departures fails to match up.

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Adrift: Film Review

Shailene Woodley proved she was a great actress when she found fame with her breakthrough role in The Descendants (although she’d been around much longer) but I almost forgot about her talent thanks to the woeful Divergent franchise. With Big Little Lies and now Adrift, Woodley reminds us how capable she is of putting on a truly impressive performance.

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Emmys 2017: Best and Worst Dressed

It doesn’t feel like awards season ever really stopped, but it’s properly back in full swing! WOOHOO.

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I don’t want a Big Little Lies season two

Big Little Lies, which ended in the U.S. aaaages ago, finally got its finale in the U.K. this week and I LOVED it. I enjoyed the whole show and I was sad that we wouldn’t be getting more episodes but upon further reflection, I’ve come to the conclusion that I don’t want there to be a season two.

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Snowden: Film Review 

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Edward Snowden, who exposed the illegal mass surveillance techniques used by the NSA on all US civilians in 2013, is a very interesting person with an incredible story to tell so it’s just a shame that the dramatisation about his life lacks a certain something and isn’t as powerful as the Laura Poitras‘ 2014 documentary Citizenfour.

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Divergent fans deserve better than a TV movie

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Shailene Woodley and Theo James as Tris and Four

This week it was revealed that the final Divergent movie, Ascendant, could be released as a TV movie rather than a theatrical release and I couldn’t believe it. Yes, the films have decreased in quality and box office figures but to bow out now is just a kick in the teeth for fans.

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The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Film Review

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The issue with the Divergent franchise is that it has always been far too similar, and not as good as, The Hunger Games, which also suffered a slump in its third movie because the final book was unnecessarily split into two films – an obvious money-spinning ploy which negatively impacts the momentum and energy of the movies. The Divergent series has never been amazing, but Allegiant is a new low that won’t even please fans of the novel.

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What happened to the Allegiant promo?!

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The third Divergent film Allegiant came out today in the U.K. You would be forgiven for not knowing that because there has been no promo over here which is odd because Shailene Woodley and Theo James were everywhere for the previous two films. So why have they cut all the promo?

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Top Films for March

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It’s that time of the month again guys – movie preview time! There isn’t a huge amount of exciting releases to choose from in March so the list is more compact than usual. But as the saying goes, it’s all about quality over quantity and there seems to be some pretty decent movies on the horizon. Here are my picks:

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MTV Movie Awards: Best & Worst Dressed

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The MTV Movie Awards were held in Hollywood last night and to be honest, the calibre of stars on the blue carpet was pretty dire. They had decent people inside but hardly any A-listers did the carpet posing – except Scarlett Johansson, who looks FABULOUS. This is my favourite look by far. There aren’t many looks to chose from – but here’s the run down of the ones I rated and hated.

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