Movie review: A Star Is Born

Hello! And welcome to a review of a potential Oscar movie. In October. I swear the classical awards season stars earlier and earlier every year and I don’t think I can keep up. Anyways, this is A Star is Born! IMDb summary: A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as ageContinue reading “Movie review: A Star Is Born”

Movie review: Skate Kitchen

Hello! And welcome to the review of a film you probably haven’t heard of before but really should watch! This is Skate Kitchen! IMDb summary: A teenaged skateboarder makes friends with a bunch of other skateboarding girls in New York City. Writing Skate Kitchen was written by the director of the film Crystal Moselle, JenContinue reading “Movie review: Skate Kitchen”

5 ideas about a movie: Christopher Robin

Hello! And welcome to the second Winnie-the-Pooh centric film of the year – Christopher Robin (not to be confused with Goodbye Christopher Robin). IMDb summary: A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. Christopher Robin was written by Alex Ross Perry (writer of smaller,Continue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Christopher Robin”

The Awards Season Round-Up 2018

Hello! Welcome to the end of the 2018 awards’ season. With the big night – the Academy Awards – just around the corner, I thought it was high time for me to decide on my personal winners. I have done similar posts for 2016 and 2017 awards seasons and linked them accordingly. This year, I’m switchingContinue reading “The Awards Season Round-Up 2018”

Movie review: Lady Bird

Hello! Welcome to the review of the best tomato (once) in the movie business. This is Lady Bird. IMDb summary: In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. Greta Gerwig Lady Bird was written and directed by Greta Gerwig – an actress-turned-writer, now also a director (this film was her directorialContinue reading “Movie review: Lady Bird”

Movie review: I, Tonya

Hello! Just in time for Winter Olympics 2018 in PyeongChang, I got a chance to see a biopic of a former Olympic figure skater. This is I, Tonya! IMDb summary: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husbandContinue reading “Movie review: I, Tonya”

Movie review: Phantom Thread

Hello! Welcome to one the last awards’ movie reviews. This time around, we are discussing Phantom Thread! IMDb summary: Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. Paul Thomas Anderson Phantom Thread was written and directed by PaulContinue reading “Movie review: Phantom Thread”

Movie review: The Shape of Water

Hello! Welcome to a review of another awards movie. This is The Shape of Water! IMDb summary: At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. Writing The Shape of Water was written by the director Guillermo del ToroContinue reading “Movie review: The Shape of Water”

Movie review: Darkest Hour

Hello! I’ve finally found time to watch Gary Oldman’s Oscar picture Darkest Hour and this is my review. IMDb summary: During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight on against incredible odds.Continue reading “Movie review: Darkest Hour”

Movie review: Coco

Hello! The latest Pixar film has finally landed in my local theatres. This is Coco! IMDb summary: Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Just before we start, here are the links to my other Pixar reviews: Cars 3,Continue reading “Movie review: Coco”