Movie review: The Mercy

Hello, Welcome to a review of a small British film that you haven’t seen. This is The Mercy. IMDb summary: The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteriesContinue reading “Movie review: The Mercy”

5 ideas about a movie: Wonder Wheel

Hello! A feature from one of the most polarizing yet still working directors in Hollywood. This is Wonder Wheel. IMDb summary: On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator and his beleaguered wife. Wonder Wheel was written and directed by Woody Allen. Despite all the allegations and rumors,Continue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Wonder Wheel”

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, beforeContinue reading “Movie review: Battle of the Sexes”

Movie review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Hello! Kingsman: The Secret Service came out of nowhere and blew everyone away back in 2014. 3 years later and the expectations are high for the sequel. Can Kingsman: The Golden Circle deliver? IMDb summary: When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of anContinue reading “Movie review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

Movie review: La La Land

Hello! Today, I had a chance to see the current awards front-runner – the film La La Land – so let’s review it! I have read a lot of emotional (both positive and negative) tweets about it in my feed these past few weeks, but, as usual, I decided to make up my own mindContinue reading “Movie review: La La Land”

Movie review: Allied

Hello! Today, I’m reviewing Allied – the movie that ‘broke’ Brangelina, the ‘it’ couple of Hollywood. Okay, I’m kidding –  I don’t actually believe or care much about the rumors. To me, Allied is, first and foremost, a film by a director that is of my native descent (Zemeckis is half-Lithuanian). IMDb summary: In 1942, anContinue reading “Movie review: Allied”

5 ideas about a movie: Cafe Society

Hello! The newest Woody Allen picture that hopes to be an awards’ contender has reached theatres, so let’s discuss it! IMDb summary: In the 1930s, a young Bronx native moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars. After returning to New York, he isContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Cafe Society”

Movie review: Kingsman The Secret Service

Hi! I haven’t done a movie review in a while and kinda missed it. So, I just came back from the cinema and now I am going to take a break from my studies and will review Kingsman: The Secret Service film. (Minor spoilers ahead). Summary: According to IMDb, this movie tells a story ofContinue reading “Movie review: Kingsman The Secret Service”

Movie review: Magic in the Moonlight

Hi! Love and magic is in the air! Yes you guessed it – it’s Magic in The Moonlight review. Magic in the Moonlight is another Woody Allen’s visit to Europe – this time to South of France. It stars Emma Stone and Collin Firth. Summary:  A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to helpContinue reading “Movie review: Magic in the Moonlight”