(Review by Cinephiliacs Contributing Writer: Lisa Davy) So, recently I took a trip to the cinema with my family to see a movie we’d been anticipating for months – Wes Andersons new stop-motion animation ‘Isle of Dogs‘. This was Andersons second foray into this medium, having previously adapted Roald Dahl’s ‘Fantastic Mr Fox‘. We all loved that movie, so thought we’d give this one a whirl. The … Continue reading Isle of Dogs (2018) Review
Most people have heard of Stephen King’s It. It’s famous. Iconic. The 1990 TV Mini-series with Tim Curry playing the red-haired and sharp-toothed Pennywise has become a cult favourite of the horror genre. It has its flaws, but it deserves credit for Curry’s portrayal of the murderous cackling clown. When news dropped a few years ago that it was going to be given the “remake” … Continue reading It (2017) Review
Now who doesn’t love a good love story? Especially when that story isn’t all kitten paws, rainbow dust and glittery unicorn butt cheeks? A realistic story, or at least one with edge and substance that doesn’t paint relationships as smooth sailing all the time. Hollywood has a tendency to portray marriage, or love, as something gelatinous and weird, a sort of “man meets woman, woman … Continue reading The Big Sick (2017) Review
Hello movie fans. Hello book worms. HELLO! So, I’m a big chunky lover of books and film, I adore both mediums, so of course I have a great interest in seeing the outcomes of movies that have been created based on a good solid papery novel. Still, there are times, plenty of times, that I read a good book and ponder the idea that “hmm, … Continue reading 10 Random Books We Wanna See Made Into Movies
As a Yorkshire born lad, I was drawn to this movie by the fact that the setting is right in the heart of the gloomy, wet and beautiful Yorkshire countryside, surroundings I grew up alongside. The director, who also penned the film, Francis Lee, is a Yorkshireman himself, and his love for, and familiarity with, the area is obvious with the confidence in which he … Continue reading God’s Own Country (2017) Review
If you know me, you’ll know how much I love Disney. If you don’t know me… just know that I really freakin’ love Disney. Also, nice to meet you. So, I missed reviewing this because I saw it when this blog wasn’t being used, but now that it IS being used again, I cannot ignore this movie. It is, after all, one of the best … Continue reading Disney Pixar’s Coco (2017) Review
Okay, so frankly this blog has been dead for a while now. It still gets regular traffic and with the mass of reviews and articles on here, there’s plenty to read for new visitors and old, but it’s a shame to let something like this go to waste, so… with a new computer at my fingertips, and plenty to talk about, it’s time to reignite … Continue reading The Return?