The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden – Review

Based on the novel from 1910, this remake shifts the famous story to 1947. Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx) is rescued from an India torn apart by Partition and travels to her uncle (Colin Firth) in the crumbling...
Favolacce

Bad Tales – LFF 2020 Review

Through several sinister vignettes, Bad Tales (originally titled Favolacce) covers the usual traumas of childhood: feeling inadequate about grades, awful canteen cooking, the terror of teenage pregnancy. In a...
Honeymood

Honeymood – LFF 2020 Review

Two newlyweds arrive in their shiny hotel suite, exhausted but ecstatic, surrounded by gifts and luxury. Eleanor (Avigail Harari) discovers a hidden wedding gift in her husband Noam’s (Ran Danker) pocket and...
Enola Holmes and Eudoria

Enola Holmes – Review

On her sixteenth birthday, Enola (Millie Bobby Brown) has her life upturned when her mother and mentor (Helena Bonham Carter) disappears, leaving her at the mercy of the misanthropic Mycroft (Sam Claflin,...
Ava Header

Ava – Review

Ava opens with a scene we can all recognise: a mother dropping off her daughter at school, the daughter complaining of embarrassment, the mother fussing over lunch and safety. But here, this comfortable...
The Old Guard 2

The Old Guard – Review

In a roulette of life and death, we meet Andy, an immortal soldier spinning without purpose through her existence. Stalking through the streets of Morocco, she joins Booker, Joe and Nicky, her counterparts in...