Category: Reviews

JUMPCUT All The Way: Die Hard (1988)

Directed by: John McTiernan Cast: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson Written by Fernando Andrade What makes a good Christmas movie? Well, I find good Christmas movies always seem to generate this magical aura of emotions, memorable moments, and love of some sort. Now, if Die […]

JUMPCUT All The Way: The Holiday (2006)

Directed by: Nancy Meyers Starring: Kate Winslet, Jack Black, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Eli Wallach Written by Fiona Underhill The Holiday starts with a montage and a monologue which encapsulates everything good about this film – it is scored to Hans Zimmer’s beautiful music (maybe Zimmer’s best score? […]

REVIEW: Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Directed by: Rob Marshall Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Dick Van Dyke. Written by Cameron Frew Mary Poppins is a curious thing. Depending on how you explain her, one would be forgiven for being slightly disturbed – a nanny who […]

JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Directed by: Tim Burton Cast: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall Written by Bianca Garner Like Burton’s Batman Returns; on the first watch Edward Scissorhands doesn’t jump out as a Christmas film. However; Edward Scissorhands is the perfect Christmas film because it promotes the strength […]