At last night’s EE British Academy Film Awards Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was named Best Film and Outstanding...
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today confirmed a number of nominees, presenters and other...
Wonder wears its heart on its sleeve, and anchored by a brilliant performance by Jacob Tremblay, the film is a delight. August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay) seems just like your typical kid. He has similar aspirations to many other children, and is particularly passionate about science and space travel. He... Read more
A fascinating insight into one of football’s greatest legends. Whenever you ask a die-hard Liverpool Football Club fan or indeed a well-versed football fan to name an icon in football management then the name of Bill Shankly has a high probability of popping up. Widely regarded as one of... Read more
Strong trilogies are something that are very hard to come by these days, with the likelihood that by the time you reach the third film in a series the wheels have almost come off in terms of sheer quality of content. While Captain America and The Dark Knight may... Read more
A vibrant yet ultimately messy sci-fi caper. When entering into the realms of sci-fi, and more specifically the space opera, one can’t help but look past the names of Star Wars and Star Trek. Such established properties are the cornerstone of the genre and when a new property is... Read more
Yet another Christmas Carol The Man Who Invented Christmas begs a question. Why? Why do we need yet another version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol? After the Muppets, Bill Murray and all the more traditional adaptations, what’s left? If you want an answer, it’s not in the film.... Read more
Not quite a smash ….. This was the tennis match that hit the headlines in 1973 – no Grand Slam final, but an exhibition match in Atlantic City. And it was the two players who made it newsworthy: world number one on the women’s tour, Billie Jean King, and... Read more
Unpredictable and hypnotising, She Rises blossoms into something wholly intriguing. It takes a lot these days for a horror movie to be truly original and intriguing. The horror landscape is very much populated in the majority by cheap imitations of classic properties from the past and a huge sense... Read more
Where does Jim Carrey end and Andy Kaufman begin? Let’s give this its full title. Jim And Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring A Very Special Contractually Obligated Mention Of Tony Clifton. A bit of a mouthful, true, but break it down into its three parts and it... Read more
More Christmas cheer than laugh-out-loud frolics When Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg paired up to take on a comedy in 2010’s The Other Guys, few would have predicted that a comedy duo of sorts would have been born. Wahlberg, usually known for his work in action thrillers or drama... Read more
A heroic, yet often messy effort to combine DC’s finest heroes. While Marvel’s well-oiled plans have unfolded to see a methodical phased system of movies, many have fired plentiful criticism at the DC/Warner Bros collaboration in bringing to life the likes of Batman, Superman and others in the past.... Read more
Post war epic on boggy ground It pours with rain at the start of Dee Rees’ Mudbound and, despite occasional sunshine, lowering clouds and another downpour are never far away. The mud in the title is a physical reality, but comes to represent something more. In that opening scene,... Read more
A bear necessity Michael Bond’s beloved bear from darkest Peru first took to the big screen three years ago – and his arrival was greeted with a mixture of delight and relief. Delight because it was just that, and relief because Paddington’s many fans had the jitters about... Read more