My top 10 movies of 2017

A lot of people have been doing their end of year lists since the start of December, but I like to wait a little longer just in case there is a late entry – I thought The Greatest Showman might have made it (it didn’t) – so here are my top 10 films of 2017.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming – Film Review

I must admit I wasn’t remotely excited about Spider-Man: Homecoming because it didn’t feel necessary, I had enjoyed both previous iterations and I also had superhero fatigue. The only reason I checked it out while on holiday was because of the overwhelmingly positive reviews and I’m glad I did because it’s a total delight.

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Top Films for July

Guys, can you believe it’s July already?! I don’t know how we have got here so quickly but at least it means we are getting closer to some awesome releases.

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The Lost City of Z: Film Review

The Lost City of Z is one of those films that are annoying to review because my feelings about it are complicated and conflicting. It is a fascinating story and I liked it, but I would have enjoyed it way more had it been given a substantial trim because it is too long and slow.

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BAFTA 2017 winners’ conference: My pics

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Tonight it was the BAFTAs and I was there, at the winners’ press conference which meant all the prize winners came down to chat to us and I took the opportunity to take plenty of pics of stars like Emma Stone, Tom Holland, Viola Davis and Dev Patel.

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Rising Star BAFTA Award: Who do I want to win?

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Today the shortlist for the public-voted EE Rising Star BAFTA Award was unveiled and the five nominees were (L-R) Anya Taylor-Joy, Lucas Hedges, Ruth Negga, Tom Holland and Laia Costa. Like last year I’m not certain who to vote for, and I explain why below.

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My top ten: Films I’m excited for in 2017

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We are rapidly approaching 2017 so it seems like the right moment to look ahead at what movies we can be excited about this coming year.

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Trailer catch-up: Spider-Man, Fifty Shades Darker & Baywatch

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This week, there has been an insane influx of movie trailers from Spider-Man: Homecoming, Fifty Shades Darker to Baywatch. There has been so much new footage to feast your eyes on you could be forgiven for missing some. So here’s a handy guide of the trailers you may have missed this week.

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Captain America: Civil War – Film Review

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I watched Captain America: Civil War a couple of days ago and I have been putting off writing my review because I was so overwhelmed by the amount of characters and stories in one movie, yet the Russo brothers somehow managed to juggle it all perfectly and make an incredible superhero film.

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In the Heart of the Sea: Film Review

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I was not completely sold on In the Heart of the Sea and it hasn’t done very well in the US so I’m surprised to report that it is actually pretty good! There are a couple of niggles, but the story is epic, interesting and I was just gripped the entire time.

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