Da 5 Bloods (2020)

I’ll be the first to admit that as someone who considers themselves a true film lover, I don’t pay near enough attention to directors compared to actors. I can probably count on both hands the number of directors that signal an automatic watch for me, whereas my personal list of must watch performers is vast.…

Richard Jewell (2019)

I like to consider myself someone who is relatively clued up on big historical moments, but I have to admit that the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing was something that completely passed me by. In my defence, I was only 7! Of course, there is nothing like a good biographical drama to fill in some…

Late Night (2019)

Once upon a time, phrases like ‘female lead’ and ‘female centric’ were all a film needed to have attached to them to spark my interest and have me looking upon them in an immediately positive light. I’m sure there are plenty of movies from the last decade or so that I liked more than they…

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Can you smell that? That’s right, it’s the first hint of autumn, which means that it’s the first hint of awards season! I like to think that I made it out of the summer blockbuster quagmire fairly unscathed, but as the nights draw in and the studios start to get more thoughtful with their releases,…

I, Tonya (2017)

As someone who grew up in the 1990s harbouring a growing love for sports of all kinds, the story of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan was one that I knew in very broad strokes, most of which were extremely untrue. Rather than Harding, the redneck rebel of the figure skating world, taking a baseball bat…