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Journalist who spends most of her time professing her love for Oscar Isaac and Jeff Goldblum. The female version of Jay Sherman.
Released: 24th October 2017 Directed By: Taika Waititi Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thompson Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead The appointment of Kiwi film director Taika Watiti at the helm of the third installment in the blockbuster Thor franchise was seen...
Released: 16th February 2018 Directed By: Guillermo Del Toro Starring: Sally Hawkins, Richard Jenkins Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead Let’s face it: the release of a new Guillermo del Toro film is always something to look forward to. Few filmmakers working today are as...
Released: 12th January 2018 Directed By: Martin McDonagh Starring: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead It’s not always easy for playwrights to make the transition into the world of cinema, but if there’s ever been a convincing argument for its success,...
Released: 19th January 2018 Directed By: Alexander Payne Starring: Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead In the seven-year hiatus director/writer Alexander Payne took between producing Sideways and The Descendants, he wrote the script for a little film called Downsizing. The project...
Released: 2017 Directed By: Lynne Ramsay Starring: Joaquin Phoenix Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead Filmmakers like Lynne Ramsay are a rare breed. Although only on her fourth feature, her filmography is a testament to talent and triumph – indeed, she has a gift for...
Released: 2017 Directed By: Richard Linklater Starring: Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Lawrence Fishburne Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead If there’s one thing Last Flag Flying has going for it, it’s providence. A spiritual sequel to Hal Ashby’s The Last Detail, this road trip movie...
Director: Luca Guadagnino  Stars: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg            Released: 2017 (London Film Festival) Reviewer: Hannah Woodhead The coming-of-age story of first love and self-discovery is a genre we see repeated throughout cinematic history time and time again. It takes an...
Director: Todd Haynes Stars: Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Millicent Simmonds Released: 2017 (London Film Festival) Reviewer: Hannah Woodhead For his seventh feature film, director Todd Haynes has turned to new subject matter: children. With a critically-acclaimed filmography including Velvet Goldmine, I’m Not There and 2015’s...
Director: Cory Finley Stars:  Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke, Anton Yelchin Released: 2017 (London Film Festival) Reviewer: Hannah Woodhead It’s not that easy being a teen. For some, the second they graduate into adulthood all that pain and misery fades into the ether, but for others, those...
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer and Donhnall Gleeson Released 15th September 2017 (UK) Three years after bringing the biblical epic Noah to the big screen, Darren Aronofsky makes his highly-anticipated return to his roots...
Is there room for another superhero show in the heaving roster so heavily populated by Marvel and DC titles? Amazon Studios certainly hope so. This August sees the release of The Tick - a reboot of the 2001 television...
Director: Patrick Hughes Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung  Released: 17th August 2017(UK) I’ll level with you, kids: I used to really dislike Ryan Reynolds. I did enjoy Buried and The Proposal, but a lot of my negativity understandably...
Released: 16th June 2017 Directed By: Marc Webb Starring: Chris Evans, Octavia Spencer, McKenna Grace Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead Although he’s got two Marvel blockbusters to his name, Marc Webb has struggled to replicate the success of his first feature, 500 Days of...
Released: 2017 Directed By: Jim Strouse Starring: Lakeith Stanfield, Noël Wells, Chris O'Dowd Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead When you call your film ‘The Incredible Jessica James’, you’re setting yourself some fairly high standards. Whether the title is ironic or not doesn’t really matter -...
Released: 28th July 2017 Directed By: Michael Showalter Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead It’s hard to find a rom-com that’s truly original nowadays – Hollywood seems to churn them out every single week, but by and large, they’re...
Released: 2017 Directed By: Bryan Fogel Starring: Bryan Fogel, Grigory Rodchenkov Bryan Fogel didn’t set out to uncover a scandal that would rock the world of professional sport – it just sort of happened. His film ICARUS was first conceived as a...
Directed By: Craig Johnson Starring: Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead Adaptations of Daniel Clowes’ graphics novels for the big screen have been hit-and-miss in the past; Ghost World was a bonafide hit that’s become a cult classic, but...
Directed By: Matt Ruskin Starring: Lakeith Stanfield Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead It’s inevitable that any film set in Brooklyn that grapples with racial tensions will draw comparisons to Spike Lee’s 1989 classic Do the Right Thing, but Crown Heights can’t help but...

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Released: 11th May 2018 Directed By: Michel Hazanavicius Starring: Louis Garrel, Stacy Martin Reviewed By: Sinead Beverland Having charmed international audiences with the Oscar winning The Artist back in 2011,...

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Halle Berry/Anjelica Huston Joining Keanu Reeves In ‘John Wick 3’

With its pulpy plotting and exhilarating fight sequences, the 'John Wick' franchise has certainly given Keanu Reeves' career a new lease of life in...