The Edge

In 2009 English cricket was at rock bottom. Coach and Captain were sacked and the indignity of being bowled out for 51 in the West Indies had stung deeply. By 2011 the England side under new leadership was the best in the world claiming the number 1 Test ranking and filled with world class players. … Continue reading The Edge

How To Build A Girl

Johanna Morrigan (Beanie Feldstein) is a sixteen year old girl growing up in working class Wolverhampton. Desperately seeking something to break her free of the shackles holding her she realises that it isn’t about finding a boy it is about finding a girl, herself. When she enters a competition to be a writer at a … Continue reading How To Build A Girl

The Old Guard

When a team of four immortal mercenaries break one of their rules of evading detection they become the target of a pharmaceutical CEO who smells money. Just to complicate matters further the team have a shared vision that a new immortal has appeared in the world. The Old Guard is a very enjoyable Netflix action … Continue reading The Old Guard

Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton is a hard working revolutionary who will become George Washington’s right hand man and a founding father of America. He will also make powerful enemies on his way. The first thing I should probably address is that this is not a film. It is a recording of the theatre stage show. Although it … Continue reading Hamilton

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Ever since he was a young boy Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) has wanted to win the Eurovision Song Contest with his friend Sigrit Ericksdottir (Rachel McAdams) and thanks to a mishap featuring the Icelandic contingent for this years contest they have the opportunity of fulfilling their dream. A love letter to Eurovision, an event that … Continue reading Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Da 5 Bloods

A group of Vietnam War veterans return to the country as old men to find the remains of their squad leader Stormin’ Norman (Chadwick Boseman) and the gold that they buried on the fateful mission they lost him. Opening with a powerful but brief history lesson of the civil rights movement juxtaposed with the treatments … Continue reading Da 5 Bloods

The Lovebirds

Opening with the awkward morning after we get to see a montage of Jibran and Leillani’s (Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae) burgeoning relationship before cutting to four years later and the start of a defining argument for them. One that culminates in them hitting a cyclist with their car, a policeman commandeering their vehicle and … Continue reading The Lovebirds

My Spy

JJ (Dave Bautista) is an ex-army ranger and new to the CIA and whilst he may be good at the “boom” his spy craft has a lot to be desired. Cue his last chance job, surveillance of the widow of a bad guy and her daughter, but of course things will not go to plan. … Continue reading My Spy