LFF 2022: Empire Of Light – Review

Release Date – 9th January 2023, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 55 minutes, Director – Sam Mendes In the turbulent days of the early 1980s a romance begins to form between a young Black man (Micheal Ward) and an older white woman (Olivia Colman) in the cinema that they both work at. AfterContinue reading “LFF 2022: Empire Of Light – Review”

LFF 2022: Till – Review

Release Date – 6th January 2023, Cert – 12, Run-time – 2 hours 10 minutes, Director – Chinonye Chukwu Grieving mother Mamie Till-Mobley (Danielle Deadwyler) attempts to find justice after a racist attack leads to the lynching and murder of her 14-year-old son Emmett (Jalyn Hall). Perhaps the biggest creation of emotional pain within TillContinue reading “LFF 2022: Till – Review”

LFF 2022: White Noise – Review

Release Date – 2nd December 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 2 hours 15 minutes, Director – Noah Baumbach After a chemical spill causes his entire town to evacuate college professor Jack (Adam Driver), alongside his family, begins to face many personal struggles revolving around his life and mortality. After the multi-Oscar nominated success ofContinue reading “LFF 2022: White Noise – Review”

LFF 2022: She Said – Review

Release Date – 25th November 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 2 hours 8 minutes, Director – Maria Schrader The story of the New York Times investigation which launched the #MeToo campaign and uncovered decades of sexual abuse and misconduct from Harvey Weinstein and other Hollywood figures. For a film that follows an investigation intoContinue reading “LFF 2022: She Said – Review”

LFF 2022: Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

Release Date – 25th November 2022, Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Director – Matthew Warchus After being constantly belittled and undermined by the controlling adults in her life schoolgirl Matilda (Alisha Weir) puts her mind, imagination and storytelling abilities towards getting revenge. While having not seen the stage version of MatildaContinue reading “LFF 2022: Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical”

LFF 2022: Bones And All – Review

Release Date – 23rd November 2022, Cert – 18, Run-time – 2 hours 11 minutes, Director – Luca Guadagnino With the help of fellow ‘eater’ Lee (Timothée Chalamet), Maren (Taylor Russell) tries to navigate a newly opened world to her whilst trying to fight cannibalistic impulses, all while being chased down by other eaters. FromContinue reading “LFF 2022: Bones And All – Review”

LFF 2022: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio – Review

Release Date – 25th November 2022, Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 57 minutes, Directors – Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson After the death of his own son (Gregory Mann), carpenter Geppetto (David Bradley) carves a wooden boy (Mann) who is miraculously brought to life in an immortal wooden body. It goes without sayingContinue reading “LFF 2022: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio – Review”

LFF 2022: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Review

Release Date – 23rd November 2022, Cert – 12, Run-time – 2 hours 20 minutes, Director – Rian Johnson Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) finds himself mysteriously invited to a billionaire’s (Edward Norton) private island where it seems each of the wealthy and successful guests are hiding their own secrets. In writer-director Rian Johnson’s hitContinue reading “LFF 2022: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Review”

LFF 2022: Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths – Review

Release Date – 18th November 2022, Cert – 15, Run-time – 2 hours 40 minutes, Director – Alejandro G. Iñárritu A Mexican documentarian (Daniel Giménez Cacho) returns to his homeland after receiving a prestigious award in the US. For those who aren’t fans of Alejandro G. Iñárritu, particularly his more recent works such as BirdmanContinue reading “LFF 2022: Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths – Review”

LFF 2022: Aftersun – Review

Release Date – 18th November 2022, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 42 minutes, Director – Charlotte Wells Father and daughter Calum (Paul Mescal) and Sophie (Frankie Corio) spend a relaxed holiday in a foreign holiday park, however much of it plays out like a distant memory. There’s very little that goes wrong inContinue reading “LFF 2022: Aftersun – Review”