Category: Biopic

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 […]

I, Tonya

Year: 2018 Directed by: Craig Gillespie Cast:  Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney Written by Livia Peterson Several forms of media have become an integral component of our lives. Television always seemingly provides negative stories of crime, illnesses, and depressing weather forecasts. Radio may regurgitate what we’ve seen via television, […]

12 Strong

Year: 2018 Directed by: Nicolai Fuglsig Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, William Fichtner, Rob Riggle Written by Tom Sheffield If you’ve read some of my reviews on here before, you’ll know I’m a sucker for films based on true events, such as ‘Deepwater Horizon‘, ‘The Founder‘, and ‘Jackie‘ to […]

Molly’s Game

Year: 2018 Directed by: Aaron Sorkin Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong Written by Jessica Peña Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut boasts an excellent script that enables a stellar performance from Jessica Chastain. ‘Molly’s Game’ is a calculating, fast-paced film about the woman media […]

Darkest Hour

Year: 2018 Directed by: Joe Wright Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Kristin Scott Thomas, Stephen Dillane Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Winston Churchill is as famous a British Prime Minister as you can get. Taking control of the country in a time of grave need and […]

The Disaster Artist

Year: 2017 Directed by: James Franco Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Ari Graynor, Alison Brie, Jacki Weaver, Zac Efron.  Written by Sarah Buddery The concept for ‘The Disaster Artist’ isn’t exactly the easiest to explain, especially to those with no prior knowledge of the source material […]

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Year: 2017 Director: Simon Curtis Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Will Tiltson, Alex Lawther.  WRITTEN BY RHYS BOWEN JONES Winnie The Pooh, I’m sure, is a staple of almost everyone’s childhood post-1924. Everyone knows Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, and Eeyore. Everyone knows Christopher Robin. Finding successes as […]

Only The Brave

Year: 2017 Directed by: Joseph Kosinski Cast: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Taylor Kitsch, Jennifer Connelly, James Badge Dale Written by Jessica Peña ‘Only the Brave’ is the biographical drama that tells the fateful true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a unit of trained wildfire control men […]

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Year: 2017 Directed by: Angela Robinson Cast: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton Written by Fiona Underhill To be honest, the title of this film almost put me off this film altogether and having seen it, I still think  the title is pretty awful. However, I’m glad I paid […]