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Year: 2018 Directed by: Aneesh Chaganty Starring: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La. WRITTEN BY LUCY BUGLASS In this digital age, we’ve seen an emergence of films which puts social media and technology at the centre of their narratives. As an example, Unfriended and Friend Request utilise social as a […]

The Spy Who Dumped Me

Year: 2018 Directed by: Susanna Fogel Starring: Mika Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux, Sam Heughan WRITTEN BY ELENA MORGAN Audrey (Mila Kunis) is down after being dumped and her best friend Morgan (Kate McKinnon) is doing her best to cheer her up. That doesn’t go to plan when […]

Crazy Rich Asians

Year: 2018 Directed by: Jon M. Chu Starring: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Ken Jeong, Awkwafina WRITTEN BY FIONA UNDERHILL It seems like after years in a romantic desert, we are finally having our thirst quenched by a geyser of rom-coms which are hitting cinemas […]

The Escape

Year: 2018 Directed by: Dominic Savage Cast: Dominic Cooper, Gemma Arterton, Frances Barber, Marthe Keller Written by Sasha Hornby “It’s just a phase.” What happens when ennui gives way to something more annihilating? When the uninspiring daily routine crushes the sense of self? Writer-director Dominic Savage’s empathetic character study focuses […]

Miss Leslie’s Dolls (1973)

Year: 1973 Directed by: Joseph G. Prieto Cast: Salvador Ugarte, Terri Juston, Marcelle Bichette, Kitty Lewis, Charles Pitts Written by Tom Sheffield It’s likely Miss Leslie’s Dolls doesn’t ring a bell for a lot of our readers, and in fact, this ‘grindhouse classic’ was thought to be lost until a few […]

Action Point

Year: 2018 Directed by: Tim Kirkby Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Susan Yeagley, Dana Schick, Chris Pontius Written by Sam Comrie As the summer blockbuster season begins it’s third act, we begin to enter the phase of late U.S releases. To fill the gaps before the final run of the year drops its […]

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Year: 2018 Directed by: Susan Johnson Cast: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish Written by Abbie Eales I used to hate rom-coms as a teenager. The trite categorisation of all human life into tribes; ‘the jock’, ‘the nerd’ etc. drove me mad. John Hughes fabulous 1985 hit The […]

The Festival

Year: 2018 Directed by: Iain Morris Cast: Joe Thomas, Hammed Animashaun, Claudia O’Doherty Written by Cameron Frew The Inbetweeners, the Channel 4 hit sitcom about a ragtag group of loveably crude schoolboys, very much captured the zeitgeist. So much so, it has become a rite of passage for each generation […]