Spider-Man: Far From Home (Review)

The quality of the poster for Spider-Man: Far From Home may be hideous however, it is of no indication of the quality of the movie itself which achieves a remarkable balance of stunning visuals, entertaining fight sequences and a meaningful character study all at the same time. Following on from the events of Endgame the…

Modest Heroes (Review: EIFF 2019)

Enthralling, Charming, and Stunningly Beautiful: Modest Heroes creates a sense of wonder and provides a serious foundation towards the future success of Studio Ponoc. Modest Heroes consists of three short animations created by Studio Ponoc. They are the successors to Studio Ghibli who are responsible for so many incredible animations such as My Neighbour Totoro…

Gloria Bell (Review)

Sebastián Lelio’s films have often portrayed strong women as their lead-characters in tremendous fashion such as in A Fantastic Woman, but especially in Disobedience. Therefore, his astoundingly subpar portrayal of a middle-aged divorcee becomes all the more shocking and disappointing. Gloria Bell promises so much to eventually deliver very little. The film follows Gloria (Julianne…

Diego Maradona (Review)

Asif Kapadia’s new documentary on the Argentinian superstar will surely provide a greater understanding to the football moguls. However, this could have been performed to a greater scale and ends up painting a rather fragmented picture of Diego Maradona’s true character. “Diego; that wonderful boy with insecurities, and Maradona; a personality created to face all…

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Review)

Godzilla, a giant prehistoric sea monster, paired with a whole series of newly introduced enormous kaiju, along with countless epic fights between these creatures … Godzilla: King of the Monsters appears to have everything going for it in order to create a fun and entertaining two-hour monster feature. Or does it? Michael Dougherty takes the…

Forget Me Not (Review)

Deserving of a greater deal of recognition Forget Me Not is a British romantic drama which does not disappoint. Directed by a duo of also rather unknown British directors, Alexander Holt and Lance Roehrig, this film conveys an incredible amount of various emotions through strong performances from its leading actors creating a work of intense…

Première Année (Review)

Funny, inspiring, heartwarming, Première Année achieves this roller coaster of emotions along with proving an acurate insight into the current educational problems within the context of an unlikely friendship in the first year of a French medical school. Benjamin (William Lebghil) is fresh out of high-school and ready to tackle his first year of medical…

The Squid and The Whale (Review)

Divorces are never an easy process, especially when there are children involved. Noah Baumbach’s 2005 masterpiece The Squid and The Whale provides us with such an example as the members of the Berkman family attempt to settle into their new lives post-divorce. Noah Baumbach is most famous for his later works such as Frances Ha…