In The Heights – Review

by Sarah Cook The English weather is unpredictable, bouncing between sweaty and hot to freezing and drizzly However, in cinemas this week, the all-singing and all-dancing In the Heights is the summer we Brits have always wanted and it is certain to bring a bit of blazing sunshine into your life. Based on the musical of the same name by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria … Continue reading In The Heights – Review

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – Review

by Sarah Cook Back in 2017, The Hitman’s Bodyguard teased us with the great pairing of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson. Through great marketing, the whole premise looked like a laugh riot. Flash forward four years and the film remains unremarkable and forgettable. I could not tell you a single joke or any scenes in the movie, expect for loose characterisation and a shaky … Continue reading The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – Review

Nobody – Review

by Jordan King Directed by Ilya Naishuller (Hardcore Henry) and written by Derek Colstad (John Wick creator), Nobody is the latest in a long line of geri-action, dadsploitation pieces of pulp fiction, an unexpectedly popular strain of action films that extends all the way back to Liam Neeson’s 2008 star vehicle Taken. As it turns out, not only is Nobody the latest, but also the … Continue reading Nobody – Review

The Father – Review

by Jordan King Florian Zeller’s beautifully made and masterfully performed The Father portrays dementia from both the perspective of the suffering mind and the suffering family in quite extraordinary fashion. Adapted from Zeller’s own acclaimed stage play of the same name, The Father sees Sir Anthony Hopkins star as Anthony, an 80-year-old man suffering with dementia whose daughter Anne (Olivia Colman) is preparing to leave … Continue reading The Father – Review