Movie review: 12 Strong

Hello! Welcome to a review of another January release. This time around, it's 12 Strong! IMDb summary: 12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down for the Taliban. Writing 12 Strong … Continue reading Movie review: 12 Strong

Movie review: The Post

Hello! Spielberg. Hanks. Streep. Need I say more? This is The Post! IMDb summary: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government. Writing The Post was written by Liz Hannah (a first-time writer on a movie) … Continue reading Movie review: The Post

Movie review: All the Money in the World

Hello! Famous for its subject matter (the real-life events it depicts) and the behind-the-scenes story (Spacey out, Plummer in just months before the release date), can this movie stand on its own? This is All The Money In The World. IMDb summary: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate … Continue reading Movie review: All the Money in the World

5 ideas about a movie: Molly’s Game

Hello! Yesterday, I got a chance to attend a secret preview screening as an unlimited cinema club card holder. Thankfully, the secret movie turned out to be one that I was highly looking forward to. This is Molly's Game! IMDb summary: The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Molly’s Game

5 ideas about a movie: Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Hi! Welcome to a review of a film with the best title ever. This is Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool. IMDb summary: A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady. Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool was written by Matt Greenhalgh (the British cinema writer). As the name suggests, this was a film … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Movie review: Battle of the Sexes

Good evening, My BFI London Film Festival series of reviews (it opened with Breathe) continues with Battle of the Sexes - another potential awards contender for the year! IMDb summary: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. As a side note, before … Continue reading Movie review: Battle of the Sexes

5 ideas about a movie: Goodbye Christopher Robin

Hello! One of the early potential awards contenders has premiered, thus, let's evaluate its chances. This is the review of Goodbye Christopher Robin. IMDb summary: A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne. Goodbye Christopher Robin was written by a novelist and … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Goodbye Christopher Robin