Film Reviews

The Shape Of Water (2017)

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones Director: Guillermo del Toro A dark fairytale with homages to Hollywood's Golden Age, The Shape of Water is a gothic romance from Guillermo del Toro, the mind that brought us Crimson Peak and Pan's Labyrinth. It's the story of Eliza (Hawkins), a… Continue reading The Shape Of Water (2017)

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The Post (2017)

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson Director: Steven Spielberg The concept of freedom of the press and a sense of political accountability is such a hot button topic lately. So is the role of women moving into positions of power. This film looks at both of these things, in a film that puts Meryl… Continue reading The Post (2017)

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Jackie (2016)

Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt, Richard E Grant. Director: Pablo Larrain Jackie Kennedy (Portman) struggles to deal with the grief and trauma of her husband's assassination while fighting to have a funeral that will establish his legacy. Jackie O is a figure of elegance and class, and to me… Continue reading Jackie (2016)

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Oscars 2015: The winners!

Ever since I was a little girl, I've loved the Oscars. When I was really tiny, it was really more about the dresses and the glamour, seeing the stars I'd watched in the films that year. But now that I'm a little older and wiser, ... I still appreciate the dresses and the glamour, but… Continue reading Oscars 2015: The winners!

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The Academy Award Nominations are out for 2015…

Awards season is really in full swing after the Academy Award nominations were released today. Again, Birdman and Grand Budapest Hotel  are strong contenders, with Boyhood and The Imitation Game also main contenders. BEST PICTURE American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash BEST ACTRESS Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night) Felicity Jones… Continue reading The Academy Award Nominations are out for 2015…