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Berlinale: Isle of Dogs

Isle Of Dogs

Isle of Dogs Directed by Wes Anderson Starring Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Kunichi Nomura, Akira Takayama, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Akira Ito, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, F. Murray Abraham, Yoko Ono, Tilda Swinton, Ken Watanabe, Mari Natsuki, Fisher Stevens, Nijiro Murakami, Liev Schreiber and Courtney B. Vance […]

Red Sparrow, Red Carpet

Red Sparrow - Joel Edgerton

Red Sparrow Directed by Francis Lawrence Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons, Matthias Schoenaerts, Nicole O’Neill, Sergei Polunin and Ciarán Hinds London Premiere February 19th, 2018 by Joanna Orland The stars and director of psychosexual thriller Red Sparrow descended upon London for the film’s premiere at the Vue West End. Star Jennifer Lawrence was […]

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

Lady Bird Directed by Greta Gerwig Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Timothée Chalamet, Lucas Hedges, Lois Smith, Tracy Letts, Stephen Henderson and Beanie Feldstein In UK Cinemas February 16th, 2018 by Joanna Orland Greta Gerwig has gifted us with her directorial debut – the refreshingly honest Lady Bird. The film allows for Gerwig’s unique voice […]

The Mercy

The Mercy

The Mercy Directed by James Marsh Starring Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Genevieve Gaunt, Sebastian Armesto and Jonathan Bailey In UK Cinemas February 9th, 2018 by Joanna Orland No stranger to biopics, director James Marsh (The Theory of Everything) takes on the story of Donald Crowhurst; the yachtsman who notoriously faked his final voyage. […]

Loveless

Loveless

Loveless Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev Starring Maryana Spivak, Yanina Hope, Aleksey Rozin, Matvey Novikov, Andris Keiss and Vladimir Vdovichenkov In UK Cinemas February 9th, 2018 by Gemsy Loveless opens to 12-year-old Alyosha, the main focus of the film, walking home from school on a bitter winter’s day, across a barren woodland, completely alone. Sadly, this […]

Last Flag Flying

Last Flag Flying

Last Flag Flying Directed by Richard Linklater Starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne In UK Cinemas Friday January 26th, 2018 by Lewis Church This latest from director Richard Linklater is rooted in issues that feel current, despite its 2003 period piece quality. Whilst its central trio of characters bicker about their need for […]

Coco

Coco

Coco Directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina Starring Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renee Victor, Anthony Gonzalez, Alanna Ubach, Edward James Olmos and John Ratzenberger In UK Cinemas January 19th, 2018 by Michael Anderson Pixar remains the movies’ closest equivalent to a sure thing, setting a mould of relentless creativity and emotional heft with […]

The Commuter

The Commuter

The Commuter Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson and Sam Neill In UK Cinemas January 19th, 2018 by Gemsy He has a specific set of skills. Skills he has acquired over a very long career. Skills that make him a nightmare for… No, my bad. Wrong film. But incredibly easy […]

2017: A Year in Film

Film 2017

by Joanna Orland ‘Best of’ film lists for 2017 seem to vary quite vastly from one critic to another. Many focus on either UK or US release dates, making some feel hugely out of date if something was released in the UK say in January, yet in the US earlier in 2016… So, to simplify […]

Television 2017

Television 2017

by Joanna Orland This year’s television continued the quality streak of the medium. While we haven’t had another season of last year’s best show American Crime Story, there has still been some excellent drama. As there is so much good television to choose from, it’s impossible to watch it all, but here’s what we deem […]