LFF 2020: Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets – Review

Release Date – 1st January 2021, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 38 minutes, Director – Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross The regular patrons of a Las Vegas bar meet throughout the day and night to drink up and say goodbye to their beloved meeting place on its final day Bloody Nose, Empty PocketsContinue reading “LFF 2020: Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets – Review”

Stardust – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 49 minutes, Director – Gabriel Range David Bowie (Johnny Flynn) embarks on a US tour in the hope of promoting the seemingly unsellable The Man Who Sold The World. “What follows is (mostly) fiction” runs the opening title-card for Ziggy Stardust origin story Stardust. Unlike 2019’s Rocketman whichContinue reading “Stardust – Review”

LFF 2020: 180 Degree Rule – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 23 minutes, Director – Farnoosh Samadi When she attends a family wedding against her husband’s (Pejman Jamshidi) will, Sara (Sahar Dolatshahi) experiences a tragic loss which leads to a succession of lies, secrets and spiralling worries. Sara (Sahar Dolatshahi) is a school teacher whoContinue reading “LFF 2020: 180 Degree Rule – Review”

Pieces Of A Woman – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 2 hours 2 minutes, Director – Kornél Mundruczó A young mother (Vanessa Kirby) struggles to come to terms with the death of her newborn child, as the months go on her relationships with her partner (Shia LaBeouf) and mother (Ellen Burstyn) become tense. Pieces Of A Woman has rightfully beenContinue reading “Pieces Of A Woman – Review”

Blithe Spirit – Review

Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 36 minutes, Director – Edward Hall A struggling writer (Dan Stevens) begins to experience troubles in his second marriage when the ghost of his first wife (Leslie Manville) reappears after a séance. ‘Jolly good, what a splendidly smashing show, old chap!’ were unlikely the words that Noel CowardContinue reading “Blithe Spirit – Review”

LFF 2020: One Night In Miami – Review

Release Date – 15th January 2021, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 55 minutes, Director – Regina King Four influential African American figures; Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Cassius Clay (Eli Goree), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) and Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr) meet in a hotel room one night, discussing their status in society andContinue reading “LFF 2020: One Night In Miami – Review”

Just A Little Bit Random Audience Top Ten Best Films Of 2020

After a year of chaos and mostly comfort watches it seems that there was still plenty of room for viewings of new releases. Whether a rare big screen viewing or one of the many streaming and PVOD releases (all done by UK release date) there was a lot to enjoy within 2020, and your votesContinue reading “Just A Little Bit Random Audience Top Ten Best Films Of 2020”

LFF 2020: Soul – Review

Release Date – 25th December 2020, Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 37 minutes, Directors – Pete Docter, Kemp Powers Music teacher Joe (Jamie Foxx) has just been given the chance to fulfil his dreams and play piano in a jazz club. However, after dying and trying to escape the afterlife he finds himselfContinue reading “LFF 2020: Soul – Review”

Alternative Christmas Film Advent Calendar 2020 – Christmas Evil

Christmas films are often associated with warmth, family, togetherness and a general infusion of the joys of the festive season, not horror. However, there are a number of horror films set at the festive season, a time when you would least expect the evils of the world to be on display. Therefore, this year theContinue reading “Alternative Christmas Film Advent Calendar 2020 – Christmas Evil”