Violent Night – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 52 minutes, Director – Tommy Wirkola After finding himself stranded in the house of a wealthy family on Christmas Eve Santa (David Harbour) must protect himself and them from a gang of criminals looking to steal millions of dollars. It seems that a drunk, disgruntled Santa is theContinue reading “Violent Night – 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”

Strange World – Review

Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 42 minutes, Directors – Don Hall, Qui Nguyen While trying to find what’s attacking the roots of the plant that gives his town power, farmer Searcher (Jake Gyllenhaal) finds his long-lost explorer father (Dennis Quaid) in a world below their own. There are a number of places andContinue reading “Strange World – 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 (TimothĂ©e 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”

Armageddon Time – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 54 minutes, Director – James Gray Pre-teen Paul (Banks Repeta) finds himself thrown into tumbling familial and social worlds when moving to a new, ‘higher-thought-of’ school. “Don’t make yourself objectionable for once” is the instruction/ advice provided by Jeremy Strong’s father to his son, Paul (Banks Repeta). It’sContinue reading “Armageddon Time – Review”

Spirited – Review

Cert – 12, Run-time – 2 hours 7 minutes, Director – Sean Anders A controversial PR manager (Ryan Reynolds) labelled as Unredeemable proves a difficult figure for a group specialising in Christmas changes of character, particularly the Ghost of Christmas Present (Will Ferrell). Perhaps one of the best things about Spirited is that it givesContinue reading “Spirited – Review”

Disenchanted – Review

Cert – Recommended for ages 9+, Run-time – 1 hour 58 minutes, Director – Adam Shankman After wishing that her new neighbourhood be more like a fairytale Giselle (Amy Adams) must reverse the spell before midnight strikes and she becomes the evil stepmother. There’s been some form of sequel to 2007’s Enchanted in the worksContinue reading “Disenchanted – Review”