Lost At Christmas – Review

Release Date – 4th December 2020, Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 41 minutes, Director – Ryan Hendrick Two strangers (Natalie Clark, Kenny Boyle), after breaking up in their relationships on Christmas Eve, find themselves stranded, miles away from home, in the Scottish Highlands. There’s a point in Lost At Christmas where Frazer Hines’Continue reading “Lost At Christmas – Review”

Safe Spaces – Review

Release Date – 7th December 2020, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 33 minutes, Director – Daniel Schechter A college professor (Justin Long) finds himself defending his comments in class that have made a student uncomfortable, while also looking after his deeply ill grandmother (Lynn Cohen) in hospital with his chaotic family. On itsContinue reading “Safe Spaces – Review”

A Christmas Carol – Review

Release Date – 4th December 2020, Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 36 minutes, Directors – Jacqui Morris, David Morris A dance-based retelling of A Christmas Carol with recorded dialogue reading Dickens’ words. Not even 2020 is able to stop another version of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol from making it to the bigContinue reading “A Christmas Carol – Review”

Hillbilly Elegy – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 55 minutes, Director – Ron Howard A hopeful Yale law student (Gabriel Basso) finds himself revisiting his childhood when his mother (Amy Adams) is in hospital from a heroin overdose. Many have referred to Hillbilly Elegy, Ron Howard’s adaptation of J.D. Vance’s 2016 memoir, as a bootstrap tale.Continue reading “Hillbilly Elegy – Review”

LFF 2020: Possessor – Review

Release Date – 27th November 2020, Cert – 18, Run-time – 1 hour 43 minutes, Director – Brandon Cronenberg Tasya (Andrea Riseborough) works for a group that inserts her consciousness into the bodies of unsuspecting people, controlling them to assassinate rich targets, however one specific victim (Christopher Abbott) begins to fight back. As many areContinue reading “LFF 2020: Possessor – Review”

LFF 2020: I Am Samuel – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 10 minutes, Director – Peter Murimi A gay Kenyan man worries about opening up about his relationship to his parents for fear of their response and the reaction of the rest of society. You have to admire the bravery to make a film likeContinue reading “LFF 2020: I Am Samuel – Review”

The Craft: Legacy – Review

Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 34 minutes, Director – Zoe Lister-Jones Four aspiring witches (Cailee Spaeny, Zoey Luna, Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone) discover the consequences of their newly increased powers after manipulating someone in their school. You’d be forgiven, from the posters and trailers, for thinking that The Craft: Legacy – the sortContinue reading “The Craft: Legacy – Review”

A Christmas Gift From Bob – Review

Cert – 12, Run-time – 1 hour 32 minutes, Director – Charles Martin Smith Street busker James (Luke Treadaway) finds himself at risk of having his beloved cat, Bob, taken from him as his financial situation worsens around Christmas. The true story of A Street Cat Named Bob was a bestselling hit, and when itContinue reading “A Christmas Gift From Bob – Review”

LFF 2020: Lovers Rock – Review

Release Date – 22nd November 2020, Run-time – 1 hour 8 minutes, Director – Steve McQueen At a house party in 1980’s London relationships are formed, developed and tested as the music plays and people take to the floor to dance together over the course of one night. There’s a point in Steve McQueen’s LoversContinue reading “LFF 2020: Lovers Rock – Review”

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run – Review

Cert – U, Run-time – 1 hour 31 minutes, Director – Tim Hill Spongebob (Tom Kenny) and Patrick (Bill Fagerbakke) venture to Atlantic City to retrieve pet snail Gary (Kenny) from King Poseidon (Matt Berry) 2004’s The Spongebob Squarepants Movie has perhaps become something of a slight cult classic over the years since its release.Continue reading “The Spongebob Movie: Sponge On The Run – Review”