Colin Firth

The Mercy – Review

Director James Marsh follows up 2014’s The Theory of Everything with The Mercy, another distinctly British drama. Starring Rachel Weisz and Colin Firth, this is, at first glance, an extraordinarily twee...
Steve Carell

Last Flag Flying – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 10/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying is full to the brim with clichés. Three Vietnam veterans are suddenly reunited having...
Obama

The Final Year – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 12/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. If you’re in the rather large camp of people that are really missing President Obama right now, this is the documentary for...
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...