TOP 20 FILMS OF 2021

In a year that’s somehow simultaneously gone in a flash and dragged on forever, I have managed to see a record number of new release films for fivethreeninety, majorly surpassing my goal of hitting a hundred for the first year thanks to a new Limitless membership, Film Independent screeners courtesy of Jamie from When the […]

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BEST FESTIVE FILM

’Tis the season to be spreading festive cheer for all to hear; and so I’ve roped together some lovely people to tell me about their favourite Christmas films. To me, the most endearing quality of Christmas movies is how so many of us have a small selection dear to our heart that have become tradition […]

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LFF: THE FRENCH DISPATCH

After a year of delays Wes Anderson’s tenth feature film is finally getting a worldwide release at the end of the month – and fivethreeninety has an early review courtesy of London Film Festival. Anderson directs a huge ensemble cast of many Hollywood’s finest in a film centred around the final issue of a magazine […]

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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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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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SOUND OF METAL

There tends to be, each awards season, at least one film that you can see the passion emanating off of, and is obviously a project created out of sheer love. Sound of Metal is 2021’s, and after I first watched this in an early screening late last year, I am delighted to see it finally […]

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INSPIRATIONAL FEMALE PERFORMANCES

Happy International Women’s Day! To quote Saoirse Ronan’s Jo March: Women! As an actress myself, there is nothing like watching a stellar performance by a phenomenal woman to inspire. And what better day to celebrate them than today? These are just some of the female performances that have inspired me: Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy […]

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MOST ANTICIPATED OF 2021

Happy new year everybody – how are we all doing? Though last year’s watchlist didn’t go so well for obvious reasons, I’m going to remain optimistic and map out my 2021 in new film releases regardless. A lot of these were on my 2020 list of course, and there’s a lot of films that were […]

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REFLECTING ON 2020

Well. How to begin to reflect on this past year? this year I…. Watched 220 films, 61 of which were new releases. Saw 33 seasons of 17 television shows. Read 8 books (books took a back burner for most of this year). Saw 3 theatre shows (impressive, all things considered). I published 71 blog posts […]

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TOP 20 0F 2020

We’ve reached the last day of 2020! It’s been a wild year in so, so many ways; and cinema is just one of them. My start of year watchlist was thrown out the window three months in, and the calendar of 2020 cinematic releases is far different than what we thought it would: but, regardless, […]

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