*NEW* THE SECRET OF MARROWBONE REVIEW *NEW*

A secret worth finding out? From the writer who penned The Orphanage . . . I will admit I may have set my expectations a little high. To see a low key period horror pop up during the summer blockbuster season was a shocker enough. A young man and his three younger siblings, who have … Continue reading *NEW* THE SECRET OF MARROWBONE REVIEW *NEW*

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*NEW* CAPTAIN FANTASTIC REVIEW *NEW*

It really was fantastic. In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father (Viggo Mortensen) devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. I wasn’t sure from the bizarre … Continue reading *NEW* CAPTAIN FANTASTIC REVIEW *NEW*

THE RIOT CLUB REVIEW

Such a riot! Tragically not. Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening, leading to . . . A mediocre class satire that had so much potential to be so much more. To be honest, the concept should … Continue reading THE RIOT CLUB REVIEW

PRIDE REVIEW

A film that should have taken more pride in it's story and cast. Solidly acted, well written but a case of hype helping an easygoing biopic that seemed to hinder as it reached it's conclusion. To be honest, I think it may be a sign of the time. Despite it's subject matter appearing "controversial", it … Continue reading PRIDE REVIEW

THE BOOK THIEF REVIEW

An endearing and heartfelt drama. Brilliantly written, nicely shot and well acted. Against the backdrop of the impending Second World War, a young orphan Liesel Nieminger (Sophie Nelisse) finds solace in stealing books as well as hiding a Jewish refugee, Max (Ben Schnetzer) who is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. I've never read Markus … Continue reading THE BOOK THIEF REVIEW