1917 (2019)

When thinking about popular subject matter in cinema, it’s fair to say that the two World Wars of the twentieth century have provided some some of the richest and most celebrated picture since the beginning of the medium. From a personal point of view, it always amazes me how generation upon generation seems to be…

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…

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

WHAT IS THIS, I HEAR YOU SCREAM? Amy Andrews, of Oh! That Film Blog, writing an actual review of an actual proper Marvel movie? Let me tell you, kids, I’ve been on a pretty big adventure. After finally admitting that this is a pop culture footprint too large to be ignorant of, I set about…

Black Mass (2015)

With four films I have been excited to see coming out in the space of a week or so, Oh! That Film Blog headquarters has been a hive of cinematic anticipation¬†over the past few days. The first of these films is the Scott Cooper directed Black Mass, a picture I hoped would fill me with…

Top Ten: Films Of 2014

Well, here we are! Another year gone and another batch of films to wade through and pick out my Top Ten of the last twelve months. It’s been something of a record breaking year for me and the cinema, having seen a total of seventy new releases between January and December. As always, my list…

The Imitation Game (2014)

In a purely cinematic sense, nothing gives me greater joy than waving goodbye to the brainless blockbusters of the summer and welcoming the autumn and winter season of films that are here for one thing, the prospect of awards. One of the first of this aspiring bunch of releases hoping to grab the attention of…

August: Osage County (2013)

August: Osage County is, as the poster states, a film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play of the same name. Premiered in 2007, the tone and subject matter align the play with the work of the great American writer Arthur Miller. The themes of family disintegration and hidden secrets are…