Category: 2018

CAMFF 2018: I Love My Mum (2019)

Directed by: Alberto Sciamma Starring: Kierston Wareing, Tommy French, Aida Folch UK Release Date: 30th March 2019 Written by Elena Morgan After a freak car accident, Ron (Tommy French) and his mother Olga (Kierston Wareing) get trapped in a shipping container and are shipped off to Morocco. They […]

REVIEW: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Directed by: Bryan Singer Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Joseph Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Mike Myers, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander Written by Cameron Frew “Is this the real life, or is it just fantasy,” sings Freddie Mercury, opening not only the finest Queen song, but a ballad […]

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 […]

LFF 2018: Shadow

Directed by: Zhang Yimou Cast: Chao Deng, Li Sun, Ryan Zheng, Qianyuan Wang Written by Sarah Buddery Known for his gorgeous visual storytelling, legendary director Zhang Yimou is back with his follow-up to the disappointing (albeit aesthetically beautiful) The Great Wall (2016), and thankfully back in more familiar territory now with […]

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, […]

REVIEW: Apostle (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Gareth Evans Starring: Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Richard Elfyn, Paul Higgins, Lucy Boynton Written by Jo Craig There is a rare moment after watching a film where you sit and stare at the credits, or even pause them rolling altogether whilst wearing a perplexed […]

LFF 2018: If Beale Street Could Talk

Directed by: Barry Jenkins Cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo UK Release Date: February 8th, 2019 Written by Sarah Buddery Despite the on-stage debacle that threatened to overshadow the award itself, Barry Jenkins’ debut feature Moonlight took home the biggest prize at last year’s Oscars, beating the favourite […]