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Isle of Dogs

Reviewer: Lauren Brady Released: 30th March 2018 (UK) Director: Wes Anderson Stars: Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Balaban, Edward Norton and Bill Murray Wes Anderson is a unique...

Thor: Ragnarok

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...

The Shape of Water #LFF 2017

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...

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri #LFF2017

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...

Downsizing #LFF2017

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...

You Were Never Really Here #LFF 2017

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...

Last Flag Flying #LFF 2017

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,...

Call Me By Your Name #LFF2017

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...

Wonderstruck #LFF 2017

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...

Thoroughbreds #LFF 2017

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...

Lady Macbeth

Released: 28th April 2017 Directed By: William Oldroyd Starring: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: Van Connor With the recent release of The Handmaiden having heralded the...

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.2

Released: 28th April 2017 Directed By: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel Certificate: 12A Reviewed By: Van Connor 2014 may have seen...

Logan

Writer / Director: James Mangold Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen There is a lot of pressure to get this film right, especially following what...

Viceroy’s House

Director: Gurinder Chadha Writers: Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini, Gurinder Chadha Stars: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville Historical drama Viceroy’s House comes across as a...

Indignation

Reviewer:  Freda Cooper Director:  James Schamus Stars:  Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts, Linda Emond Certificate: 15 Released 18th November 2016   It’s not the best of track records.  Seven...

Class – Series Premiere Review

Doctor Who spin-offs are surprisingly common, the most well known being Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures, and now we can add Class to...

LFF 2016 Review: The Young Offenders

Writer/ Director: Peter Foott Starring: Hilary Rose, Chris Walley, Alex Murphy, Dominic MacHale Seating myself in the rather decadent and impressive theatre-turned-cinema of the Haymarket Cineworld on Friday...

Free State of Jones

Director: Gary Ross Writers: Leonard Hartman, Gary Ross Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Mahershala Ali, Gugi Mbatha-Raw Free State of Jones launches us back to the historic 1862 Battle...

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