Summerland – Review

Are we starved of beautiful lesbian dramas and romances? Possible. However, Summerland could be the meal we so richly deserve, gloriously bringing together two of the UK’s best actresses – Gemma Arterton and Gugu Mbatha-Raw in a hazy, summer period romp. Directed and written by Jessica Swale, Summerland revolves around curmudgeon faction writer Alice, who tries to dispel myths and magic with her work. Although … Continue reading Summerland – Review

How to Build a Girl – Review

Coming of age movies are crucial to cinema. From across the globe, and for centuries, there have been stories about our teenage struggles in this adult world. Now we are heading to the Midlands for How to Build a Girl. Based on fictionalised memories of Caitlin Moran, and directed by Coky Giedroyc, How to Build a Girl revolves around young, wannabe writer Johanna Morrigan. Stuck … Continue reading How to Build a Girl – Review

Clemency – Review

Many different states still have the death penalty. The lives of men, regardless of their innocence or not, are placed in the hands of the state. Recent movies have explored life on death row, most notably Jamie Foxx led Just Mercy. However, director Chinonye Chukwu takes a different approach to life on death row. Clemency revolves around Bernadine Williams, a prison warden who oversees a … Continue reading Clemency – Review

Finding the Way Back – Review

Ben Affleck’s career has been a turbulent one, filled with lows and highs. From critically panned Gigli to scooping up an Oscar for his film Argo, Affleck has had a whirlwind of an acting portfolio. Even recently. I mean, after his stint in the incredible Gone Girl, who didn’t expect him to continue with hit, after hit, after hit? However, with some sub-par, forgetful movies … Continue reading Finding the Way Back – Review