Wonderstruck (2017)

Is it just me, or did Wonderstruck, Todd Hayne’s latest directorial offering, have one of the most confusing and misleading trailers of all time? Perhaps I was tired when I watched it, perhaps I’m just a dummy, but I honestly went in to the film expecting to see some sort of time travel, multiple lives…

Wonder Wheel (2017)

I know, I know. Given the current climate in Hollywood and across the film industry in general over the past year, the decision to watch a Woody Allen film in 2018 feels like the furthest thing from a good idea. Welcome to the post Oscars cinematic calendar landscape, a strange and confusing time of the…

All The Money In The World (2017)

Ridley Scott’s latest directorial effort has been one of world’s most talked about pictures over the course of the last few months, but not for the reasons that he might have hoped. After the recent allegations and revelations of sexual misconduct concerning Kevin Spacey came to light, All The Money In The World went from…

The Greatest Showman (2017)

Merry Christmas everybody, and welcome to the week between the 25th and New Year’s Eve when nobody knows who they are, what day it is or what they are supposed to be doing. Whilst I am still struggling to figure out what the time is and what my own name is, I’m not quite delirious…

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…

Manchester By The Sea (2016)

I’ll be honest, I’m still on a bit of a high from La La Land. What could possibly bring me down from the pure cinematic, whimsical joy that Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling filled my heart with? A family melodrama focused around a number of unspeakable tragedies, you say? Oh, okay, that ought to do…

Oz The Great And Powerful (2013)

I’m a little late to the party on this one, but finally got round to seeing Oz the Great and Powerful this week. The concept of the film was enough to pull me in, The Wizard of Oz being one of my favourite films, stage musical Wicked being a long lasting obsession of mine (I’ve…