Ordinary Love – Review

Hollywood love is so grand, isn’t it? It’s long and passionate speeches in the rain. It’s running through airports trying to stop that ill-fated flight from absconded with a soulmate. It’s big band gestures and super attractive white-teethed people professing their undying love to one another. It’s fake. It’s silly. It’s not real. It’s not Ordinary Love. The aptly named drama film by directing duo … Continue reading Ordinary Love – Review

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – Review

Mister Rogers had been a staple part of American childhood for fifty years. With many generations, he has warmed the hearts of millions in the US and has become iconic for his kindly television series. Glazed over eyes, hands clutched on chests, and big smiles will probably occur if you mention his name to anyone in America. Mention his name to someone in England, and … Continue reading A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – Review

Jojo Rabbit – Review

Jojo Rabbit was always going to be a divisive film. Coming from its premiere in Toronto International Film Festival, Taika Waititi’s latest movie, a black comedy revolving around hapless Nazis, had polarised reviews and opinion. Although this isn’t the first comedy to satirical portray the Nazi party, it certainly is one that has many people talking and questioning its ethical stance. Based on the book … Continue reading Jojo Rabbit – Review

The Peanut Butter Falcon – BFI London Film Festival 2019 Review

Sweet indie road trip films such as The Peanut Butter Falcon are the film industries bread and butter. They usually follow the same formula: Two very different people (or best friends) wind up on the road or running away from the law. Across the country, usually America, they learn how to live with one another and bond entirely. There’s a light guitar soundtrack, a dreamy … Continue reading The Peanut Butter Falcon – BFI London Film Festival 2019 Review

Official Secrets – BFI London Film Festival 2019 Review

The world is terrifying right now. Especially when you look at politics. Nearly most countries seem to be in turmoil. Our leaders are becoming more corrupt than ever and fascist groups are becoming more prominent within our system. It’s a trepid world where many are dying and we’re over-turning lies and deceit from the very people who are supposed to protect us. But this is … Continue reading Official Secrets – BFI London Film Festival 2019 Review

First Love – Review

Takashi Miike is a prolific filmmaker. The Japanese director has made over 100 movies and he just keeps going and going. From the downright bizarre classics such as The Happiness of the Katakuris and Audition to fun newer films such as Yakuza Apocalypse and The Blade of the Immortal, Miike has filled our screens (and our hearts) with bloody ventures and insane stories. Now he … Continue reading First Love – Review