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
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
The 1980 Wimbledon Championships and Bjorn Borg is seeking a record breaking 5th consecutive title, whilst up and coming John McEnroe is vying for his first. The Iceman versus Super Brat. Using flashbacks to give us context as to what drives them the film contends that these two superstars of the sport are not so … Continue reading Borg vs McEnroe
The Kingsman return to save the world, but following a catastrophic attack on their organisation they seek out American equivalent Statesman for help. Statesman, based in "good ol" Kentucky use the front of selling whisky to cover their top secret spy organisation. The antagonist this time is the leader of The Golden Circle, the largest … Continue reading Kingsman: The Golden Circle
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!
Fueled by rage following the death of his fiance in a terrorist attack Mitch Rapp (Dylan O'Brien) dedicates himself to the destruction of the cell responsible. Later picked up by the CIA he is trained by ex Navy Seal Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton) just in time for his first operation to retrieve a stolen nuclear … Continue reading American Assassin
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