Motherless Brooklyn: Film Review

Motherless Brooklyn is clearly a passion project for Edward Norton – not only does he star in almost every scene, but he also directed and produced the film and wrote the screenplay, adapted from Jonathan Lethem’s novel, which he has been trying to bring to the big screen for almost 20 years. Although his performance is tremendous, the film itself has serious issues with length, pacing and narrative.

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At Eternity’s Gate: Film Review

During awards season, I was really annoyed that At Eternity’s Gate was the only gap in my film knowledge, the only film in a major category that I hadn’t seen, and now I’ve finally seen it I can say it wasn’t worth the wait.

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Who should win the Best Actor and Best Actress awards at the 2019 Oscars?

Christian Bale or Rami Malek?

Oscars weekend is upon us! The 2018-2019 awards season culminates with the prestigious Academy Awards on Sunday. The Best Actor and Best Actress categories aren’t completely on lock this year, so here are my choices.

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Aquaman: Film Review

I don’t have a very high opinion of the DC Extended Universe (excluding Wonder Woman) so I was expecting another disappointing effort with Aquaman’s standalone debut, so imagine my surprise when I found myself enjoying it.

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The Florida Project: Film Review

The Florida Project didn’t necessarily jump out at me on the London Film Festival programme but it had received really good word of mouth from previous film festivals so I had to see if it was worth the praise, and it certainly is.

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Murder on the Orient Express: Film Review

I know the reviews for Murder on the Orient Express have been mixed at best but the cast is so incredible that I had to check it out anyway and I’m sorry to confirm that the masses were right – it is disappointing.

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The Florida Project: LFF Film Review

The Florida Project didn’t necessarily jump out at me on the LFF programme but it has received really good word of mouth from previous film festivals so I had to see if it was worth the praise, and it certainly is.

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A Most Wanted Man: Film Review

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This is tense political thriller that has brilliant performances but does not quite deliver. I was hoping for something to the same standard as Argo and it just did not reach it.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel: Review

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I think if you are a fan of Wes Anderson films you will love this because it is as oddball and crazy as his other attempts. I’m not a follower of his work, I haven’t seen any of his films before so I didn’t really know what I was getting myself in for and I think that affected my reaction. To be honest, I only went because of the cast and because it had received great reviews.

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