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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Directed by Ol Parker Starring Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Dominic Cooper, Christine Baranski, Lily James, Julie Walters, Omid Djalili, Stellan Skarsgård, Andy Garcia, Celia Imrie and Cher by Richard Hamer While Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again doesn’t exactly defy critical analysis, breaking down its […]

Hotel Artemis

Hotel Artemis

Hotel Artemis Directed by Drew Pearce Starring Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Dave Bautista, Jodie Foster, Jenny Slate, Charlie Day, Kenneth Choi, Zachary Quinto and Brian Tyree Henry In UK Cinemas July 20th, 2018 by Lewis Church Hotel Artemis is the kind of film that is very hard to get made right now […]

Win Mom and Dad on DVD

Mom and Dad

Mom and Dad Directed by Brian Taylor Starring Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Anne Winters, Zackary Arthur and Lance Henrikson On Blu-Ray™ and DVD July 16th, 2018   Described by critics as “F@*cking Bonkers” (NME), Nicolas Cage stars in one of the most controversial films of the year – warped horror-comedy MOM AND DAD, which is […]

The First Purge

The First Purge

The First Purge Directed by Gerard McMurray Starring Luna Lauren Velez, Chyna Layne, Melonie Diaz, Y’lan Noel, Patch Darragh, Mo McRae and Marisa Tomei In UK Cinemas July 4th, 2018 by Gemsy We are invited to witness the birth of a (currently) fictional American tradition as stress relief taken a step too far for the […]

You Were Never Really Here

You Were Never Really Here

You Were Never Really Here Directed by Lynne Ramsay Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Ekaterina Samsonov Available on Digital Download, DVD, Blu-ray & VOD from July 2nd, 2018 by Joanna Orland Director Lynne Ramsay forges her own take on the crime genre with the highly stylized You Were Never Really Here. The acclaimed film which premiered […]

Sundance London 2018

Sundance London 2018

Sundance Film Festival London Picturehouse Central May 31st – June 3rd, 2018 by Joanna Orland The Sundance Film Festival once again brought highlights from its Utah lineup to London. Sundance London 2018 presented twelve feature films including London’s Audience Favourite award winner Eighth Grade, directed by Bo Burnham. Other highlights included Debra Granik’s Leave No […]

Sundance London: An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn

An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn

An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn Directed by Jim Hosking Starring Aubrey Plaza, Jemaine Clement, Emile Hirsch, Maria Bamford, Craig Robinson and Matt Berry by Joanna Orland It’s no secret that I despise director Jim Hosking’s first feature The Greasy Strangler. A juvenile grossout I find to be irredeemable, it became a cult hit, and […]

Sundance London: First Reformed

First Reformed

First Reformed Directed by Paul Schrader Starring Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, and Cedric Kyles by Joanna Orland A demanding film to say the least, days after watching First Reformed, I am still unsure of how I feel about it. While I certainly didn’t outright enjoy watching it, or particularly like it, I immensely respect many […]

Sundance London: The Tale

The Tale

The Tale Directed by Jennifer Fox Starring Laura Dern, Isabelle Nélisse, Jason Ritter, Elizabeth Debicki, Ellen Burstyn, Frances Conroy and Common by Joanna Orland An immensely personal story for Jennifer Fox, The Tale depicts the director’s abuse as a child, her relationship with the memory of it, and the complex path to dealing with the […]

Sundance London: Hereditary Red Carpet

Sundance London: Hereditary, Toni Collette

Hereditary Directed by Ari Aster Starring Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd and Mallory Bechtel by Joanna Orland Actress Toni Collette joined director Ari Aster at the Sundance Film Festival London screening of their film Hereditary. Touted as the scariest film since The Exorcist, Hereditary follows the Graham family as they […]