A QUIET PLACE PART II

This article contains spoilers for the original A Quiet Place A Quiet Place Part II was one of the first huge films to be pushed back due to the pandemic, so to finally be here now over a year later is a marvel. With it’s original cast all returning as well as John Krasinski as […]

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HAPPIEST SEASON

Happy Pride month! It’s June, and now officially Pride Month in much of the world. And I’m here to celebrate it! As a follow up from last year’s Pride on Screen series on fivethreeninety, to kick off celebrations this month I’m posting a long overdue review of one of my favourite LGBTQ+ films of last […]

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ARMY OF THE DEAD

After it’s release last week, Netflix’s Army of the Dead has skyrocketed it’s way to become one of the streaming platform’s most watched original films in it’s history.  Zack Synder’s latest film is a genre blending extravaganza: after a zombie outbreak was contained to Las Vegas, a team ventures into the infested city to pull […]

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THE 93RD BEST PICTURE OSCAR NOMINEES

After an arduous year and a lengthy delay, we’ve finally reached the film lover’s highlight of the year: the Academy Awards. Tonight, an adapted, transatlantic ceremony is airing with an unpredictability unlike recent years. As well as setting itself up to be a surprise of an event, throughout this year’s long awards season a different […]

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NOMADLAND

The last of my Best Picture nominee reporting is the season’s sort-of frontrunner. Nomadland is about Fern, a woman who, in her early sixties, has had her world pulled from under her and responded by adopting a nomad lifestyle. In her van she travels America, working odd jobs and meeting a plethora of people, learning […]

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THE ICON AWARDS: WINNERS

After a full year of fantastic cinema, it all comes down to this one weekend. Filmmakers all over the world anxiously await to see if they have one the world’s most coveted film award: it’s the first annual ICON Awards! Yes, myself and exceptional Jamie from When the Credits Roll are hosting our own film […]

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PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN

Trigger warning for this article: due to the nature of the film, I will be discussing sexual assault. Since it was announced, Promising Young Woman has been at the top of my most anticipated watchlist. Now it’s finally available in the UK, with Oscars weekend looming, and after weeks of trying to assemble my thoughts, I’ve […]

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MANK

One of two Netflix originals to be nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscar ceremony is Mank – David Fincher’s first film since 2014s Gone Girl. That was a huge film to follow, which is evidenced in the six year gap and, unfortunate drop in punchiness. The film is about Herman J. Mankiewicz, screenwriter […]

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MINARI

If art tells us anything, it’s that people can connect to other people’s experiences and passions regardless if they have ever experienced it themselves in a beautiful way. Minari demonstrates that at it’s absolute best, telling the story of a Korean American family as they begin a new life in 1980s Arkansas to start a […]

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THE FATHER

It’s officially Oscars week! I’m on track for watching and posting about every Best Picture nominee before the ceremony for the first year ever, and tonight I’m tuning in to this years latecomer (of sorts): The Father. Co-written and directed by Florian Zeller, based on his 2012 play Le Père, The Father follows an elderly […]

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