Game Night

Starting with a clever montage of how the ultra competitive game enthusiasts Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams) get together Game Night sets its stall out as a funny and tightly scripted comedy. Something that seems rare in the haphazard world of improvised comedy films at the moment. Max and Annie’s regular game night … Continue reading Game Night

Lady Bird

Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson is a senior in high school in Sacramento in 2002. Following her life as she comes of age this film treats you to many moments of warmth, sadness and humour with stories of school that will feel believable or even close to your own experiences. Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut film … Continue reading Lady Bird

The Mercy

In 1968 amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) entered the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race to circumnavigate the world single-handedly without stopping. Leaving his wife Claire (Rachel Weisz) and his three children behind he has to deal with an unfinished boat, the elements and the financial pressures placed on him by his adventure. Being completely … Continue reading The Mercy

Coco

Miguel’s family have banned music following his great great grandmother’s heart being broken by a singer. Drawn to music Miguel steals the guitar of his idol Ernesto de la Cruz and is transported to the world of the dead where he has until dawn to escape. Pixar’s latest is a story about family and remembrance … Continue reading Coco

I, Tonya

In 1994 Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) was competing for a place in the U.S. Olympic Figure Skating team when her biggest competitor Nancy Kerrigan was assaulted. This film pieces together events, no matter how contradictory from interviews given by those involved. I, Tonya is hard to classify as it is both a deeply serious character … Continue reading I, Tonya