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REVIEW: Private Life (2018)

Directed by: Tamara Jenkins Starring: Kathryn Hahn, Paul Giamatti, Kayli Carter Written by Jessica Pena Richard and Rachel want to start a family. After many attempts and not being able to conceive on their own, they look at the means of assisted reproduction and other therapies to finally […]

CAMFF 2018: Supa Modo (2018)

Directed by: Likarion Wainaina Starring: Stycie Waweru, Marrianne Nungo, Nyawara Ndambia Written by Elena Morgan Jo (Stycie Waweru) is a young girl with a terminal illness who loves superheroes. Her mother Kathryn (Marrianne Nungo) is protective and wants her to rest but, with the help of fellow villagers, […]

REVIEW: Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Erik Poppe Starring: Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Elli Rhiannon Müller Osbourne Written by Elena Morgan Teenager Kaja (Andrea Berntzen) struggles to survive as she searches for her younger sister during the July 2011 terrorist mass murder at a political summer camp on the Norwegian […]

REVIEW: Halloween (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: David Gordon Green Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle Written by Megan Williams  Halloween is probably my favourite holiday. You get to dress up in scary costumes without anyone judging you, watch horror films with your friends, carve […]

LFF 2018: The Old Man and The Gun

Year: 2018 Directed by: David Lowery Starring: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover Written by Sarah Buddery A legend of cinema since the mid-1960s, Robert Redford has certainly had an illustrious career. Now some 50+ films later, Redford tips a cap to his own career and […]

LFF 2018: Outlaw King

Year: 2018 Directed by: David Mackenzie Starring: Florence Pugh, Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Tony Curran Written by Dave Curtis I was once told if you go into a film expecting the worst, you will never leave disappointed. There is some truth in that. Early talk on Outlaw King […]

REVIEW: Hunter Killer

Year: 2018 Directed by: Donovan Marsh Starring: Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common, Michael Nyqvist, Toby Stephens Written by Chris Gelderd This 2018 American action thriller, based on the 2012 novel ‘Firing Point’ by Don Keith and George Wallace, is directed by Donovan Marsh and stars Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, […]

LFF 2018: Wild Rose

Year: 2018 Directed by: Tom Harper Starring: Julie Walters, Jessie Buckley, Sophie Okonedo Written by Sarah Buddery With A Star is Born tearing up the box office and its sights set on the big awards, Wild Rose is in many ways the UK’s answer to the Bradley Cooper […]