Editor’s note: Contains plot description and minor spoilers, but nowhere near enough to ruin the film for you! The Mountain Between Us (directed by Hany Abu-Assad) is romantic thriller that manages to incorporate both emotion and humour. We became so passionately invested in the two main characters that we were forced through their emotional journeys […]Read more "‘The Mountain Between Us’ — A Summary"
If anyone ever tells you not to go see something because it’s a “kids’ film”, and there will be no plot, no excitement, nothing for adults to enjoy, then please follow my advice: ditch those people immediately and buy tickets for Paddington 2. Your friends (former or otherwise, depending on if they’ve forgiven you for […]Read more "‘Paddington 2’ — Fun Fur All the Family, All Over Again"
There is a joy, perhaps only known to film critics, in an exceedingly taut screenplay. After torrents of films that bulge uncomfortably in certain parts of their running time, the delight of a film that ends just so is rather hard to put into words. As far as the structure of The Party goes, I […]Read more "The Party"
IMDb Rating: 8.0 Walt Disney has been releasing films since 1937 (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs). They have generated many classics, such as The Lion King, Cinderella and Beauty and The Beast, for kids everywhere. Although Disney films are often classed under ‘children’s films’ on Netflix, who’s to say that I – as a […]Read more "‘Aladdin’ — Who Doesn’t Want Three Wishes?"
Editor’s note: This review contains minor spoilers Justice League, directed by Zack Snyder – and at a later point by Joss Whedon, as well – is the sequel of 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Fortunately, Justice League is a step up from the earlier instalment, but it pales in comparison to Wonder Woman […]Read more "‘Justice League’ — A Small Step in the Right Direction"
Murder most classy is the order of the day in this most recent adaptation of Agatha Christie’s celebrated novel Murder on the Orient Express. It is the 1930s. America is ravaged by the effects of the Great Depression and war is brewing in Europe. But all that concerns the greatest detective in the world, Hercule […]Read more "‘Murder on the Orient Express’ — A Weapon, Gathered Suspects, and a Mysterious (Loco)Motive"
Yorgos Lanthimos takes no prisoners. With his idiosyncratic flair for the jarringly awkward, Yorgos has made himself an enemy of convention. It is a bold claim to make, but no film of his so far has gone against the grain quite like his latest does. Yorgos is a filmmaker who needs no introduction, and yet […]Read more "The Killing of a Sacred Deer"