The Current War (2017)

What’s this, you ask? Why is she reviewing a movie that premiered in 2017? A couple of years ago this star studded historical biopic was poised to make a heavy hitting awards season run after debuting at the Toronto International Film Festival, but then something happened. Harvey Weinstein happened. Originally snapped up for distribution by…

The Lion King (2019)

Well, here we are again. Mere months after both Dumbo and Aladdin hit cinema screens across the world, Disney are showing no signs of slowing the cogs of their regurgitation machine. The third remake of a beloved childhood classic of any kind might feel a little over the top at this point, but I think…

Tell It To The Bees (2018)

From Disobedience to Lizzie to The Favourite to Vita & Virginia, it feels like the last year or so has been a better than average time when it comes to complex, interesting stories involving romances between female protagonists. The world of literature is always ripe for a big screen adaptation on this front, and just…

The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

I’ll be the first person to admit that more often than not, I am persuaded to go and see a film not because of the storyline but because of the actors in it. I am much more performance driven than director driven, and with names like Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny and Tilda Swinton…

Midsommar (2019)

It was almost exactly a year ago that I, along with millions of other film lovers, came out of the cinema absolutely shooketh by Ari Aster’s Hereditary. Not only a top class horror film, but also a top class directorial feature debut. As soon as the dust settled post Hereditary, everyone turned their attentions to…

Vita & Virginia (2018)

From her body of work to her personal life and the overall state of her genius mind, Virginia Woolf has always been a figure of fascination in the world of literature and the arts. This fascination has filtered through to film in many different forms on many different occasions, most notably the big screen adaptation…

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

It feels like mere days ago that I was sat in the cinema watching the absolute chaos and climax that was Avengers: Endgame. Although we are twenty plus movies deep in to the Marvel Cinematic Universe at this point, it really felt like the most impossible job in the world of film this year was…