The Shape of Water

Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is a cleaner at a top secret military research centre when an amphibious creature is held there. Sensing its pain she builds an emotional connection with it. Guillermo Del Toro’s latest film is a fable in early 60’s America set against the backdrop of Cold War paranoia, classic musicals and a society … Continue reading The Shape of Water


Black Panther

T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) following the murder of his father in Captain America: Civil War is now the King of Wakanda, a nation closed off from the rest of the world that has advanced technology thanks to a vast quantity of metal called Vibranium. But one descendent of Wakanda is unhappy that technology is not being … Continue reading Black Panther

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


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


Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren) is the heir to the Winchester Repeating Arms Company and believes that her home is haunted by those people killed by the weapon her company makes. The company's board seek a medical assessment of her competence to run the company and they select Dr. Eric Price (Jason Clarke) to assess her. … Continue reading Winchester

12 Strong

12 Strong is the true story of a U.S. Special forces team sent to Afghanistan after 9/11. Their mission was to fight with Afghanistan militias against the Taliban. I have to be honest and say I went into this film with some huge reservations about this being a typical American jingoistic propaganda film based on … Continue reading 12 Strong