Bridget Jones’s Baby
Jones is back. The women who taught us it’s ok to drink alone while dancing around your bedroom and that you should never apply makeup in the back of a moving taxi has returned with a few more essential life lessons.
Played by the Oscar-winning Renée Zellweger, Bridget Jones appears to finally have her life in order – having at last lost those... [Read more of this review]
Hell or High Water
Not your typical American Western movie, Hell or High Water delves into the tortuous relationship between two estranged brothers, raising questions about friendship and loyalty. Set in rural Texas, siblings Toby (Chris Pine) and Tanner (Ben Foster) Howard clearly have a rocky relationship but find common purpose trying to save their late mother’s... [Read more of this review]
With such a ludicrous plot line it’s hard to believe that War Dogs is based on true events, throughout the film this is something that is easy to forget. Childhood friends David Packouz (Miles Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill), are two twentysomething Americans who manage to land a $300 million deal supplying arms to Afghan military forces.
Having... [Read more of this review]
Emma Watson is big news currently. It seems that a week doesn’t go by without a mention of her latest film work; the Beauty and the Beast teaser trailer recently broke records as the most watched teaser trailer online, with over 90 million views within 24 hours of being uploaded. Similarly, her work as a UN Ambassador, and the launch of the HeForShe... [Read more of this review]
Much maligned by the first crop of critical reviews, one might have had low expectations of such a highly anticipated movie. I, however, would recommend you go to see this with an open mind and set out to be entertained by, in what was in my opinion, a hugely fun cinematic triumph.
So the first thing we, as an audience, want to know is ‘how are these... [Read more of this review]
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Hidden Figures trailer
A trailer has been released for historical biopic Hidden Figures, about the team of African-American women who worked for NASA. Here’s the official synopsis:
Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working... [Read more of this review]
Blood Father trailer
A new trailer for forthcoming Mel Gibson thriller Blood Father. Here is the synopsis:
After her drug kingpin boyfriend frames her for stealing a fortune in cartel cash, 17-year-old Lydia (Erin Moriarty) goes on the run, with only one ally in this whole wide world: her perennial screw-up of a dad, John Link (Mel Gibson), who’s been a motorcycle... [Read more of this review]
Free State of Jones trailer
A trailer for Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey has been released. Below is the film’s synopsis:
Free State of Jones is an epic drama set during the American Civil War and tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight (Academy Award®-winner Matthew McConaughey), and his extraordinary rebellion against the Confederate States... [Read more of this review]
New trailer: The Idol
A new trailer has been released for Hany Abu-Assad’s The Idol, a film based on a true story that is released in UK cinemas on Friday. It is based on the life of Mohammad Assaf, who won the 2013 series of Arab Idol. Below is the official synopsis:
A young boy in Gaza, Mohammad, dreams of singing in the Cairo Opera House and for the world to hear his... [Read more of this review]
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