The Shape of Water – Review

Fresh from his last outing with Crimson Peak, visionary director and devoted cinephile Guillermo del Toro returns to our screens with The Shape of Water, a magical tale of forbidden love between human and creature that transcends mere romanticism; a story that blurs the boundaries between mortality and social acceptance. Set in the early 1960s where tensions about […]

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I, Tonya – Review

Thanks to Odeon’s Screen Unseen, I was able to get my hands on an early viewing for Craig Gillespie’s I, Tonya, the electrifying biopic based on the controversial life of American figure-skating icon Tonya Harding. Pitching the idea of a biopic about such a controversial figure in a sport that boasts a catalogue of well-mannered, sophisticated […]

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DIRECTOR SEASON: Guillermo del Toro

I firstly have to apologise for the delay in returning to this series. With the staggering amount of University deadlines and a hectic festive season, I’m now ready to kick-start another month filled with exciting films to watch. This month is dedicated to Guillermo del Toro, a visionary whose works I’ve been dying to eat-up since […]

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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Directed by: Martin McDonagh Year: 2018 Starring: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Lucas Hedges, Peter Dinklage, John Hawkes. Written by Corey Hughes British-Irish playwright-turned-filmmaker Martin McDonagh returns to the director seat in emphatic fashion with ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, his third feature film that follows the success of…

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The Snowman (2017) – Review

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Year: 2017 Directed by: Tomas Alfredson Cast: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Chloë Sevigny, J.K. Simmons, Val Kilmer, Toby Jones Written by Corey Hughes After a 6-year directorial break since ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy‘ in 2011, Tomas Alfredson returns to the director seat for the woeful adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s best-selling Scandi-noir…

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