LFF 2020: Ammonite – Review

Release Date – 26th March 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Director – Francis Lee A struggling palaeontologist (Kate Winslet) forms a relationship with a city wife (Saoirse Ronan) who she finds herself looking after on the Lyme Regis coast after tragedy strikes her. Despite the sound of the crashing tide,Continue reading “LFF 2020: Ammonite – Review”

‘The Man At The Bottom Of The Garden’ Interview

Writer-director Paul Blinkhorn, producer Karen Newman and casting director Ben Cogan all join me to discuss their lockdown comedy short film The Man At The Bottom Of The Garden – available to watch online now. The full short is available to watch now on YouTube. Links to the Twitter account of each guest, and theContinue reading “‘The Man At The Bottom Of The Garden’ Interview”

Zack Snyder’s Justice League – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 4 hours 1 minute, Director – Zack Snyder Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) assembles a team of heroes to stop alien Steppenwolf (Ciarán Hinds) from combining three motherboxes hidden across Earth that will cause humanity to be put into dark enslavement. It’s been a long road to Zack Snyder’s Justice League.Continue reading “Zack Snyder’s Justice League – Review”

The Little Things – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 2 hours 8 minutes, Director – John Lee Hancock A former homicide detective turned small-town sheriff (Denzel Washington) teams up with a young California detective (Rami Malek) to track down a serial-killer whose murders match those from a previous case he oversaw. How can you tell when a character isContinue reading “The Little Things – Review”

Raya And The Last Dragon – Review

Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 47 minutes, Directors – Carlos López Estrada, Don Hall Raya (Kelly Marie Tran) has spent years trying to find the last dragon, Sisu (Awkwafina), in the hope of reassembling a gem that will remove the threat of the consuming force of the Druun. In the past Disney haveContinue reading “Raya And The Last Dragon – Review”

Locked Down – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 54 minutes, Director – Doug Liman A married couple (Anne Hathaway, Chiwetel Ejiofor) whose relationship is cracking during lockdown plan a diamond heist. Bad internet, relationship frustrations, bread-making and the extent of the effects of boredom are all elements of lockdown that have been poked fun of countlessContinue reading “Locked Down – Review”

Judas And The Black Messiah – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 2 hours 6 minutes, Director – Shaka King Car thief William O’Neal (Lakeith Stanfield) is brought in by the FBI and sent to join the Black Panther Party, where he begins to get close to Illinois leader Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya). It’s clear that one day both Lakeith Stanfield andContinue reading “Judas And The Black Messiah – Review”