Goodbye Christopher Robin

Suffering from post traumatic stress after World War 1, A.A. Milne retreats to the country with his wife, son and nanny in tow. Whilst there he creates one of the most loved children's stories of all time, Winnie the Pooh. A beautifully crafted film that I wholeheartedly recommend with two warnings. Firstly, despite being about … Continue reading Goodbye Christopher Robin

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Flatliners

A group of young medical students decide that to know what happens in the afterlife they need to really see for themselves. Stopping your heart and glimpsing the other side before being resuscitated has side effects though, initially a wave of feeling invincible subsides to the possibility that something from the other side wants to … Continue reading Flatliners

mother!

Darren Aronofsky's latest film arrived with a lot of secrecy, odd syntax in the title (all lower case with an exclamation point!) and in the four days since release the hyperbole of being called the worst film ever thanks to audiences baffled reaction. But in my opinion, it is captivating, thought-provoking and shocking. An art … Continue reading mother!

It

In the summer of 1989 in the small town of Derry children are going missing and it falls to a group of outcasts to battle against the malevolent manifestation of evil that is Pennywise the Dancing Clown. "It" has a lot to live up to if you are of a certain age. Not only is … Continue reading It