If Beale Street Could Talk

In 1970’s Harlem, two young lovers lives are thrown into turmoil when Fonny (Stephan James) is accused of rape. Tish (KiKi Lane) and her family try to prove his innocence whilst he awaits trial and she is pregnant with his child. Barry Jenkins follow up to his Best Picture winning Moonlight is another stunningly intimate film. … Continue reading If Beale Street Could Talk

Escape Room

A group of six strangers take up the invitation of an escape room with the promise of $10,000 to anyone who can succeed. Up until the last five minutes of this film my thoughts were that it was a relatively interesting, if hugely generic “horror” film. The word horror in inverted commas because it’s not … Continue reading Escape Room

Glass

Following Split, M. Night Shyamalan’s stealth sequel to Unbreakable, Glass is the final piece to his trilogy of superhero’s in the real world. When David Dunn (Bruce Willis) and Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy) are captured and placed in a mental hospital with Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson) it falls to Dr. Ellie Staple (Sarah … Continue reading Glass

Vice

Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) went from being kicked out of Yale for partying too hard to being arguably the most powerful man in the world as George W. Bush’s (Sam Rockwell) Vice President. Vice charts this path and attempts to show us how he got there and the impact we all still feel today as … Continue reading Vice

Colette

In 1893 France, country girl Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is married to entrepreneur Willy (Dominic West) and moves to Paris. Whilst he publishes her writing under his name she starts to discover her true self and the artist within. Colette is a deceptive film in that it starts off in a manner where you think … Continue reading Colette