Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, VOD

REVIEW: Yes, God, Yes (2020)

The age of adult writers reflecting on their teenage years has now reached the naughts (or whatever we’re calling the 2000s), which means we’re going to be subjected to the fashion and music of that particular decade once again – aren’t we lucky? We’ve had…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, Romance

REVIEW: One Way to Denmark (2020)

Herb (Rafe Spall) is having a rough go of it. From the very beginning of One Way to Denmark, you can feel the almost oppressive weight that threatens to suffocate him. Stuck in a declining Welsh town where the very streets and buildings feel as…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Saint Frances (2020)

119 days after my last cinema trip, I was finally released from the cinema-free hellscape of 2020. With minimal new releases to show, Odeon have tentatively reopened their doors with a wide array of re-releases from early 2020 successes like Onward and 1917 (remember the…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, VOD

REVIEW: The Truth (2020)

Japanese film director Hirokazu Kore-eda has been working steadily since the early 1990s and is internationally critically-acclaimed. He is a particular favourite of the Cannes Film Festival, winning the Jury Prize in 2013 for Like Father, Like Son and the Palme d’Or in 2018 for…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, VOD

REVIEW: The King of Staten Island (2020)

When someone pictures a semi-biographical film centered on the life and psyche of a divisive figure like Pete Davidson, they might be expecting a darkly comic look at mental illness and millennial anxieties stemmed from past trauma. I mean, there’s a ton to unpack in…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Horror

REVIEW: Porno (2020)

There is a certain risk titling a film Porno, one of those being the perception of exactly what the movie is about and how to find information about that film online. However, it is one certain way to ensure that horror fans with a love…

Comedy, Disney+, Film Reviews

PATRON REVIEW: Cool Runnings (1993)

In the early 90s, Disney cornered the market on feel-good underdog sports films. The Mighty Ducks came first in 1992 with the tale of a young hockey team coached to excellence by Emilio Estevez, then came the one-two punch the following year with Rookie of…