Paul McGann

Brakes – Review

It may have been produced on a shoestring budget and be predominantly improv-based, but Brakes offers up one hell of a cast. Julian Barratt, Paul McGann, Julia Davis, Kerry Fox and Noel Fielding all star in...
No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned – Review

This was first reviewed on 05/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Following in the footsteps of recent popular crime documentaries Making a Murderer and Serial, No Stone Unturned tells the horrific story...
Thor Ragnarok

Team Talk – Thor: Ragnarok

It's safe to say that the majority of discussion around Thor: Ragnarok has been in regards to Marvel's choice of director. Taika Waititi is not only an interesting choice due to his lack of previous experience...
Andrew Garfield

Breathe – Review

This was originally reviewed on 04/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. A sweeping and truly British love story, Breathe marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis. He tackles the true story of Robin...
Dustin Hoffman

The Meyerowitz Stories – Review

If The Squid and the Whale and The Royal Tenenbaums had a baby, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) would be it. The ultimate dysfunctional family with a wily and irrepressible patriarch at the helm may...
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The Final Year – LFF 2017 Review

If you’re in the rather large camp of people that are really missing President Obama right now, this is the documentary for you. Unashamedly biased, and painting Obama in nothing but a good light, director...
Last Flag Flying

Last Flag Flying – LFF 2017 Review

Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying is full to the brim with clichés. Three Vietnam veterans are suddenly reunited having parted ways after the war. One is an alcoholic, while another is a recovering...
Apostasy

Apostasy – LFF 2017 Review

Apostasy raises very important questions on how religion can, or can’t, adapt to modern life. With a focus on a family of Jehovah’s Witnesses, issues around views on blood transfusions and relationships...
Kingdom of us

Kingdom of Us – LFF 2017 Review

Suicide and mental health are vitally important topics of discussion, with Kingdom of Us facing these head on. In a relentlessly challenging documentary brought to us by Netflix, creator Lucy Cohen shows the...
Redoubtable

Redoubtable – LFF 2017 Review

Much celebrated and documented, Jean-Luc Godard inspires Hazanavicius’ latest offering Redoubtable. Instead of a straight biopic, he instead focuses on a specific time in Godard’s life where he falls in...