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Drive My Car Review: London Film Festival 2021

When the opening credits for this film rolled at roughly 40 minutes in, I knew I was witnessing something special. Drive My Car is a film that is co-written and directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi and is Japan’s entry for the 94th Academy Awards (the Oscars). Drive My Car clocks in at 3 hours long and […]

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The Beta Test Review

Jim Cummings is a film maker everyone should have eyes on. His 2 previous features are a must watch, and I’ll always check out anything he does. This time he’s sharing the directing and writers chair with first time feature writer and director PJ McCabe. The Beta Test is about a Hollywood agent called Jordan […]

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Europa Review : Edinburgh International Film Festival 2021

I’ve never seen a thriller this tense in a long time. Europa follows Kamal, a young Iraqi man who is trying to illegally cross the border between Turkey and Bulgaria. While crossing he is chased by a group of Bulgarian vigilantes. This film is intense from the opening minutes, the tone, danger, and the pace […]

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In The Heights Review

Last year everyone had the opportunity to see the musical phenomena Hamilton, but before Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda created the hit musical In the Heights which has just had a film adaption release. If there is anything in common between In the Heights and Hamilton is the incredible music. There isn’t a bad song throughout and […]

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Mortal Kombat (2021) Review

I love action films and know what I’m looking for and in my opinion the key to making a great action film can be summed up in 1 word, clarity. Understanding what is happening during an action scene is what allows me to be invested in the action. I say all this as Mortal Kombat […]

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Wolfwalkers Review London Film Festival 2020

Right off the bat, I have to make this clear. Wolfwalkers based solely on its animation is absolutely breath taking. Every frame of this film is just like a work of art and in my opinion is a type of animation I feel is missing from modern kid’s films because they are mostly made by […]

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Lovers Rock Review: London Film Festival 2020

Steve McQueen is quite possibly one of the best directors working today, 12 Years a Slave and Widows are quite frankly incredible films and some of the best films I’ve seen. So when I saw that some of his Small Axe films were being shown at the London Film Festival, I had to check them […]

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New Order Review: London Film Festival 2020

Taking place in a dystopian Mexico, New Order is a film about class divide and how the rich live completely different lives to the poor. This idea of class divide has been a common theme in big films recently like Joker and Parasite. But New Order takes these themes and does something very different from […]

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Possessor Review: London Film Festival 2020

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and watching the second film by Brandon Cronenberg who is David Cronenberg’s son that statement is very accurate.  To me Possessor is a film that is very much style over substance. For every awesome practical effect there was a moment I was like but why is this […]

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Rose A Love Story Review: London Film Festival 2020

While watching Rose: A Love Story (which I’m going to call Rose for short) I kept thinking that I was watching a lesser It Comes At Night. Both films are very similar, both involve a couple living in isolation welcoming unexpected guest into there home and how things go from bad to worse because of […]