By Ian Crow I love it when a film like this comes along. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is one that came out of nowhere for me. I heard bits and bobs about the film and of course, have been intently following the Awards season and it’s a film that’s been knocking on the door.… Continue reading Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review
By Ian Crow Based on the play of the same name by August Wilson, Denzel Washington stars and directs this dramatic following of Troy Maxson, a working-class black man having to raise his family and deal with other events that are going on in his life. Dealing with peoples rubbish on a daily basis, getting… Continue reading Fences Review
By Ian Crow As February rolls around, the Oscar bait films are still being released. It’s a weird month full of absolute tosh and last-minute push for people to see the award nominated films. Loving is one of those, only nominated for the one Oscar for leading actress Ruth Negga. Whereas Joel Edgerton missed out… Continue reading Loving Review
By Ian Crow Nominated for eight Academy Awards, independent backed film Moonlight is the dark horse in this year’s Oscars build up. After seeing the announcement of the nominations, I became more intrigued about the film. Honestly, I didn’t have one bit of interest originally in the film, and that was down to the fact… Continue reading Moonlight Review
By Ian Morton Hacksaw Ridge is a decent combination of drama and action but some out of place heroics hold it back from becoming one of the greats. From youth through to the Ridge assault in Okinawa, the story follows Desmond Dos, a World War 2 medic and recipient of the medal of honour, as he… Continue reading Hacksaw Ridge Review
By Ian Crow Casey Affleck stars and turns out his career best performance in his new film Manchester by the Sea. Centred on his character Lee Chandler, the story follows him in a very difficult time in his life where his brother dies and is then left to deal with the aftermath. Dealing with funeral… Continue reading Manchester by the Sea Review
Based on the incredible true story, Dev Patel portrays Saroo, a young Indian boy who gets lost in the streets of Calcutta, thousands of miles away from his home. Unable to trace his steps home to his tiny village, Saroo ventures to try to find his family by living on the streets and spreading his… Continue reading Lion Review
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