Film Reviews

The Favourite (2018)

Starring: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Director: Yorgos Lanthimos 18th Century England, and Queen Anne sits on the throne. Insecure and neurotic, Queen Anne (Colman) is bossed around by her oldest friend Lady Sarah (Weisz), who is her favourite. But a girl named Abigail (Stone) arrives and upsets everything by getting close to the… Continue reading The Favourite (2018)

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Film Reviews

La La Land (2016)

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, JK Simmons Director: Damien Chazelle Perhaps with all the things going on in the world right now, a musical is just what we need. So often, amusingly, musicals are about dark subjects, but told lightly. And I kind of like that about musicals (watch Meet Me In St. Louis again… Continue reading La La Land (2016)

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Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance (2014)

Starring: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis Director: Alejandro G Inarritu A remarkable and surreal film about an actor Riggan Thomson (Keaton) trying revive his ailing career by directing and starring in a play in New York. Assisted by his recovering drug abuser daughter (Stone) and foiled by his jealousy of… Continue reading Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance (2014)