IT’S A DUD! IT’S A DUD! Well, that’s what I thought I was going to say. McAvoy and Radcliffe take on the iconic mad scientist duo to mixed results. BUT with good acting and some decent special effects, it delivered enough fun for me not to care too much. Told from Igor's (Daniel Radcliffe) perspective, … Continue reading *NEW* VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN REVIEW *NEW*



The Woman in Gold or was it dark blue? Either way, go see it. Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. FINALLY! I've managed to hit a run of good films. YES! Mirren was superb. A perfect leading lady. … Continue reading THE WOMAN IN GOLD REVIEW


Love the cast. But the film? The film was actually a lot better than I expected. Certainly better than The Best of Me and that's down to the chemistry of two very likeable leads in Claflin and Collins. Yes, yes! I saw a rom com . . . and I liked it. Kind of. It's … Continue reading LOVE, ROSIE REVIEW


A bold, visceral debut with another charismatic performance from a rising star. BUT not without its imperfections. Firstly, it helps to have some insight into the Troubles of '71. Now my knowledge is sparse but despite not being alive at the time, that doesn't mean I'm not aware of the conflict that ensued between England … Continue reading ’71 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 and Racial Prejudice or Frownton Abbey. A stellar British cast uplifts a syrupy biopic that you'd expect to see on ITV. 12 Years A Slave, this ain't. It's certainly watchable and zips along but it doesn't really make full use of the cast or the subject matter and inevitably leads to the same old … Continue reading *THROWBACK REVIEW* BELLE