The Favourite (2018)

Happy New Year everybody! Christmas may have disappeared over the horizon, but for me personally, right now is the most wonderful time of the year. January ticks over and we enter full blown awards season! There are more films I’m excited to see in the next eight weeks than in the whole of the summer,…

Top Ten: Films Of 2018

Here we are again folks, we made it! Another year passed and another year of films to assess. I managed to see a record high 74 films at the cinema this year, and if I say so myself, 2018 was a bit of a banger in terms of great releases. It’s been harder to whittle…

Disobedience (2017)

Do you know what I really hate? When a film comes out in the United States and has already been released on home video before it even makes its way to the big screen over here in the UK. Having read and loved Naomi Alderman’s debut novel Disobedience some time ago, I was massively excited…

My Cousin Rachel (2017)

If there’s any kind of film to contrast the huge studio blockbusters that traditionally fill the big screens in the summer months, a second attempt at a Daphne du Maurier adaptation is definitely it. As hoards of cinema goers flooded in to catch up on the likes of Wonder Woman and the latest Pirates Of…

The Light Between Oceans (2016)

You know it’s October/November when you find yourself entering the movie theatre to watch a fourth big screen novel adaptation in a row. This time between the summer blockbusters and awards season is a time full of releases that don’t really fit in to any particular category, and with a mixture of genres encompassed in…

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…