Film Reviews

REVIEW: Dolittle (2020)

Just as everybody is recovering from the bizarre CGI human-feline hybrids seen in Cats, another talking-animal film is unleashed on the world. Stephen Gaghan’s Dolittle doesn’t mix its species together, but unfortunately, it is far from a palate cleanser. Dolittle begins like a fairy-tale. Opening…

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REVIEW: Last Christmas (2019)

When life throws at you a hefty amount of trauma to navigate, over time it is frightfully easy to succumb to cynicism and allow it to clog up your once positively healthy heart, resigning yourself to never rediscovering that spark again. Especially when you’re staring…

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REEL WOMEN: November UK Releases

Welcome back to Reel Women, the monthly feature that highlights the films being released in the UK that are written and/or directed by women. It’s November so you know what that means? It’s the start of the Christmassy movies! If festive films aren’t your thing,…

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JUMPCUT All The Way: Love Actually (2003)

Films are a mixture of wine and perishable meats; some grow better with time, others do not age well at all. Love Actually is one such picture that has somehow fallen into both categories for the public: some praise its knowing cheese and saccharine, uplifting…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)

This 2018 British comedy, the third installment in the Johnny English franchise, is directed by David Kerr and stars Rowan Atkinson, Ben Miller, Olga Kurylenko, Adam James, Jake Lacy, and Emma Thompson. When MI7, and soon the whole of the United Kingdom, come under attack…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: The Children Act (2018)

Richard Eyre’s latest film, ‘The Children Act’, is an interesting project for the esteemed director; a story of a renowned judge and her battle with hard-hitting cases and her dilapidating marriage. It’s part-drama and part-romance, a genre fusion that Eyre is familiar with, which is…