Home Sweet Home Alone – New film review

Ho ho Home Sweet Home Alone is the sixth, yes sixth, addition to the beloved Christmas movie franchise. Whilst the first two made a star of Macaulay Culkin and are a staple of Yuletide viewing, the others disappeared from memory faster than snow on a January day in England. After a break of almost a decade, Home Sweet Home Alone arrives on Disney+ with JoJo Rabbit’s Archie Yates taking centre stage. 

Best Sellers – new film review

Director: Lina Roessler Starring: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Ellen Wong and Cary Elwes Run time: 1h 42min Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐ Part drama, part comedy, or dramedy if you will, Best Sellers is a thoroughly charming yet completely predictable take on the odd-couple-road-trip movie with Michael Caine once again proving why he’s acting royalty and a... Continue Reading →

Extraction – Review

Director: Sam Hargrave Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Randeep Hooda, Priyanshu Painyuli, Golshifteh Farahani and David Harbour Run time: 1h 56m Certificate: 18 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ After cutting his teeth directing the second unit on action blockbusters such as Avengers: Infinity War, AtomicBlonde, and The Accountant, Sam Hargrave’s first effort as director explodes onto Netflix in a... Continue Reading →

Spycies – Review

Directors: Guillaume Ivernal & Zhiyi Zhang Starring: Kirk Thornton, Dino Andrade, Salli Saffioti, Karen Strassman, Lauren Alexandre-Lasseur and Jamieson Price Run time: 1h 39m Certificate: PG ⭐⭐⭐ From the acclaimed animators that brought us Despicable Me, Minions and The Secret Life of Pets, comes the intriguingly named Spycies, an animal adventure crammed full of action... Continue Reading →

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn – Review

Director: Cathy Yan Starring: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Ella Jay Basco, Chris Messina and Ewan McGregor Run time: 1h 49min Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ One of the few successes from 2016’s opinion dividing Suicide Squad, Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn swoops into her own film with the short and snappy title, Birds of... Continue Reading →

‘Plus One’ (15)

Directors: Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer Starring: Jack Quaid, Maya Erskine, Ed Begley Jr and Perrey Reeves Run time: 1h 38m ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Long term friends Ben and Alice (Quaid and Erskine) find themselves slap-bang in the middle of wedding season, single and both working through some personal issues. Ben’s looking for love, but is unnecessarily... Continue Reading →

Plus One – Review

Directors: Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer Starring: Jack Quaid, Maya Erskine, Ed Begley Jr and Perrey Reeves Run time: 1h 38m Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Long term friends Ben and Alice (Quaid and Erskine) find themselves slap-bang in the middle of wedding season, single and both working through some personal issues. Ben’s looking for love, but... Continue Reading →

The Rhythm Section (15) Reviewed

Director: Reed Morano Starring: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown and Raza Jeffrey Run time: 1h 49min ⭐⭐⭐⭐ After the death of her family in a plane accident, Steph (Lively) has hit rock bottom. Addicted to heroin and prostituting herself for her next fix, her life changes when she meets freelance journalist Bobby (Jeffrey).... Continue Reading →

The Rhythm Section – Review

Director: Reed Morano Starring: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown and Raza Jeffrey Run time: 1h 49min Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ After the death of her family in a plane accident, Steph (Lively) has hit rock bottom. Addicted to heroin and prostituting herself for her next fix, her life changes when she meets freelance journalist... Continue Reading →

Hustlers – Review

Director: Lorene Scafaria Starring: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Mette Towley, Wai Ching Ho, Trace Lysette, Keke Palmer, Mercedes Ruehl, Lili Reinhart and Cardi B Run time: 1h 50min Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Inspired by real-life events and a script drafted from a magazine article, Hustlers follows a group of strippers that tire of taking... Continue Reading →

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