The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Film Review

I don’t love everything Joel and Ethan Coen make. They are extremely hit and miss with me, and that’s the perfect way to describe The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – an anthology western movie telling six tales which are wildly inconsistent in tone and entertainment value.

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Wildlife: Film Review

I loved Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan‘s previous joint effort Ruby Sparks so I had high hopes for Wildlife, which is Dano’s directorial debut starring Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal. It is an assured debut which looked beautiful and had some great ideas, but it was a bit too slow for my tastes.

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Venice Film Review

I don’t love everything Joel and Ethan Coen make. They are extremely hit and miss with me, and that’s the perfect way to describe The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – an anthology western movie telling six tales which are wildly inconsistent in tone and entertainment value.

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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 Big Sick: Film Review

The Big Sick earned rave reviews when it premiered at Sundance Film Festival in January and it’s very easy to see why. It’s coming to Sundance London this weekend and I urge you to check it out.

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Our Brand is Crisis: Film Review

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Our Brand is Crisis was released in October in the U.S. to the lowest box office takings of Sandra Bullock’s career and a complete mauling from the critics so I did not expect much from this political comedy-drama. It is honestly not as bad as everyone is making out. Sure, it has a lot of problems but I still found it entertaining and interesting.

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What If: Film Review

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I’ve left writing this review for a few days simply because I struggle to articulate my thoughts on it. Even immediately after the screening, I wasn’t sure what to say and had difficulty putting my thoughts into words with my friend. In a nutshell: It was enjoyable but I wanted more.

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Top Films for August

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The Inbetweeners 2

How could I not include this? I am such a fan of the TV series and I thought the first film was brilliant. I wasn’t overjoyed when this was announced to be honest, purely because I don’t know how it could possibly top the Malia trip but here we are, and the four boys are back, but this time in Australia. I have managed to keep my expectations low but I desperately want it to be good. Released: 6th August

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