T2 Trainspotting

21 years since the seminal original film, Danny Boyle reunites his cast to provide us with a sequel that is different, but just as worthy of praise. Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to Edinburgh for the first time since he double crossed the group and stole their money. Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller) runs a number … Continue reading T2 Trainspotting

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Split

James McAvoy is excellent in M. Night Shyamalan's first return to form in just over a decade. McAvoy plays Kevin, a person with split personality disorder and throughout the course of the film shows us eight of twenty-three people held within one body. He is at turns creepy, menacing and funny. Kevin kidnaps three young … Continue reading Split

Jackie

Jackie Kennedy is arguably the most famous and iconic First Lady in American history. This biopic attempts to show us the woman she was not by charting her life, but by showing us how she attempted to preserve her husbands legacy in the days following his assassination. The film starts with a journalist (Billy Crudup) … Continue reading Jackie

Lion

An emotionally powerful story of an Indian boy called Saroo, separated from his family and home, adopted to Australian parents and 25 years later searching for home. This film has many great things in its favour and is really worth a watch. The cinematography and score are fantastic, both beautiful and heart wrenching. The lead … Continue reading Lion