Movie Review: POMS

Recent months have seen a spate of Full Monty style triumph over adversity friendship movies. POMS follows a similar path, albeit this time with senior cheer leaders. When I first read the story-line and heard Diane Keaton was involved I wasn't so keen, but then I heard that Jacki Weaver was on board so I decided to...

Movie Review: All Is True

Let's be honest I know very little about Shakespeare. Yes I went to see Othello at Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London but that had more to do with the fact that Ewan McGregor was the lead actor. So the impact All Is True had on me was quite a surprise.

Movie Review: The Chaperone

The Chaperone movie is an intriguing tale based on the true story of Louise Brooks. Aside from a fascinating story it highlights how little things have changed.

Movie Review: Long Shot

Grossly underestimated this one. Long Shot was a hilarious romantic comedy surprise.

Movie Review: 2040

For anyone who saw That Sugar Film you'll want to line up to see Damon  Gameau's latest movie, 2040. Watch: 2040 Trailer In his latest documentary Gameau once again wonders about his family's future, this time focusing on the health of the environment they'll live...

Moro Spanish Film Festival 2019

A review of two films in the 2019 Spanish Film Festival - Crime Wave and Champions. Both are excellent however Champions is a must see.

Movie Review: Woman at War

The multi-award winning movie Woman At War is a warm, quirky, hilarious delight about a middle aged choir master on a personal crusade. The message is simple, go see it. Thanks to Madman Like so many good movies, the premise is simple. Middle-aged woman, Halla (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir),...

Movie Review: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

There's a line in this movie that is so perfectly placed and perfectly sums up my experience. It's when the lead character turns and asks "there's a plot?".  The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is another movie from Terry Gilliam that asks you to strap in and go along for the ride.

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2019: Top Picks

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival.  With over 50 movies/documentaries and only four weeks to cram them in, it's always tough to make a decision. So here are a few tips from me. First up, the media...

Movie Review: Cold Pursuit Liam Neeson

Cold Pursuit is the latest movie from Liam Neeson. Given that making a movie involves hundreds of people I like to review them on merit, not on comments one actor may have made. So what did I think of Cold Pursuit? The movie opens with quietly spoken, introvert Nels...

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