Film & TV

LFF 2017: Last Flag Flying

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in , ,

Last Flag Flying is on the surface a funny and smart film with real laugh out loud moments, but delve deeper and there's a strong overarching message that loyalty and truth are the most important things. It is a bold and fearless look at patriotism, ...Read More

a man called ove: review

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in , ,

It’s had admittedly only a few entries so far, but there is a growing sub-genre of films devoted to difficult senior citizens. There was Jack Nicholson in Alexander Payne’s About Schmidt, Bruce Dern in Nebraska (Payne again) and Bill Murray in Th ...Read More

LFF 2017: A Prayer Before Dawn

Posted by on October 11, 2017 in , ,

A Prayer Before Dawn will jolt you upright in your seat. It is a frenetic, shocking and fully immersive adaptation of the memoir of Billy Moore's 3 years in a notorious Thai prison. In 2007, Billy Moore was working as a boxer whilst selling metham ...Read More

LFF 2017: Wonderstruck

Posted by on October 10, 2017 in , ,

Wonderstruck is about loss and hope, Todd Haynes wants you to suspend disbelief and tap into your childhood innocence and wonder. The beauty of this film is what you decide to see will determine how you enjoy this film. The film is based on the ch ...Read More

LFF 2017: Journey’s End

Posted by on October 10, 2017 in , ,

R.C. Sherriff's groundbreaking play of life in the trenches is brought to life in this this new adaptation by Saul Dibb. Often plays do not translate well on screen feeling too theatrical - not so with this version. Dibb’s Journey’s End captures ...Read More