Beauty And The Beast (2017)

Well, here we are people, the moment has finally come for 26 years worth of nostalgia to flood back in to theatres and for the folks over at Disney to give yet another one of their beloved classics a modern re-imagination. Recent similar efforts have evoked mixed feelings for me, not liking¬†2015’s Cinderella but very…

Catfight (2016)

It’s been a relatively quiet week in the world of cinema, and I was looking for something low profile to tide me over until next when both Beauty And The Beast and Get Out hit the British big screens. Searching the listings, the only picture that really caught my attention was Catfight.¬†Knowing next to nothing…

Elle (2016)

Every single year, without fail, there is always a film, nominated in one of the ‘big’ Oscar categories, that doesn’t find its way on to British screens until what feels like months after the ceremony has actually taken place. Here I am, doing my best to get over the eternally cringe inducing Best Picture cock-up…

Certain Women (2016)

Directed by Kelly Reichardt, Certain Women is another classic example of the post-Oscars season when random, non-genre specific films rise to the top of the pile and find late limited releases in screens all over the place. This particular picture first made waves way back at the beginning of last year when it debuted at…

The Fits (2015)

Welcome to the immediate post-Oscars cinematic landscape, otherwise known as the time where big releases are limited and one way or another, pictures made back in 2015 find their way on to the big screen for short, odd runs in British theatres. This year sees the turn of The Fits, a feature film debut for…

The 89th Annual Academy Awards: Head vs. Heart

This Sunday marks the annual ceremony in Hollywood where the biggest, most prestigious prizes are given out to celebrate what the assorted members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences deem to be the best selection of films and performances over the past year in cinema. Though I often end up agreeing with…

Moonlight (2016)

With less than a week to go to the big day, I can now officially say that I have seen all of the films nominated for Best Picture. The final nominee to hit British screens this week is Moonlight, the main contender, according to critics anyway, to steal the prize from the picture that many…