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Widows | Film Review

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I think I first heard about this film sometime in February. I had been watching '12 Years A Slave' and went online to see what else the director, Steve McQueen, was working on. I saw this upcoming film, read the plot, and mentally made a note of it. So when it finally came around, I was so excited to finally see it.

Four men pull off a heist. Just when they think that they're safe, they are killed in a shootout with the police. However, when they die, they lose the 2 million dollars that they had stolen. With the men dead, this debt falls to their wives, who have a month to find the money, or risk losing their lives. So, headed by Veronica Rawlins (Viola Davis) these women seek to repay the debt - by pulling off Veronica's husband's next heist. But will everything go according to plan? And if it doesn't, can the women find a way to save themselves before it's too late?

This is an incredible film, with an incredible script written by Steve McQuee…

October Favourites | 2018

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So, here's my newest favourites post - tell me in the comments what were loving last month, and what you're loving this month!

Favourite Movie (1): A Star Is Born


I've already reviewed this film, and you can check my review out HERE! But to my knowledge, it's the only film that I've gone to see in the cinema alone twice, just because I loved it so much. The cinematic release is pretty much ending, which I hate because I would have gone and seen it a third time. But it's in this post because I just completely fell in love with it, and I can't wait until it gets a digital release so that I can watch it over and over again!

Favourite Movie (2): Battle Of The Sexes


I waited for this to come out on the Sky Movies channels, so you can see why it took me so long to talk about it! I haven't decided if I'm going to do a proper review yet, but honestly if you get the chance to see this, see it! I didn't think it would really appeal to me, and I e…

The Hate U Give | Film Review

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This is a film that I had really been looking forward to. I read the book months in advance and completely loved it. If you want to read my review of the book, click HERE!

But just like the book, this film is about a girl called Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg). Starr lives as two different people - 'Williamson' Starr when she's at her practically all-white school, 'Garden Heights' Starr when she's at home, in her own neighbourhood. But one night, Starr witnesses her unarmed childhood best friend being shot dead by a police officer, and everything changes. When the opportunity comes to speak out, Starr is deterred from both sides. But can she decide which Starr she wants to be, and whether she wants to speak for her friend, and her community, before it's too late?

One thing that this film did extremely well were the poignant speeches. Particularly towards the end of the film, there were small moments of magic, where the audience were hanging on t…

Burnt | Film Review

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I always go back and forth when deciding whether or not to review older movies, but I think I've decided that this is something I'm going to be doing. Starting with 'Burnt' (which is on Netflix UK, if you want to check it out!).

Adam Jones is a chef, it's in his blood. After a downward spiral in Paris, he comes to London, taking over a restaurant and working his way to receiving his third Michelin star. But can he keep his destructive past behind him in order to achieve his goals? And what will happen when his time in Paris catches up with him?

I loved this movie.

The first thing it does well, is the way that each of the characters are portrayed. While there are many people working behind the scenes in the kitchen, the 5 or 6 main characters of the story are extremely fleshed-out, we know personal details about them, we understand who they are as people, and we become interested in each of their lives.

What interested me about the movie was the location…

Sorry To Bother You | Film Review

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This is a film that came out a while ago in some places, but didn't seem to have a worldwide cinematic release, so it was probably missed by a lot of people, particularly in the UK.
Telemarketer Cassius 'Cash' Green is stuck. He can't afford to pay his rent, and he couldn't be a worse salesman if he tried. That is, until he gets a tip from a co-worker. A tip that turns him from useless salesman to 'power caller' in a matter of weeks.When his friends organise a protest against their working conditions and low wages, Cash finds himself caught in the middle. And when he meets Steve Lift, a CEO who takes a liking to him, he is even more confused. Will Cash sell out his friends for the money that he makes as a 'power caller'? And is Steve Lift's business what it appears to be?
This film has an extremely original concept. It's the kind of thing that, even after you finish watching the movie in its entirety, you can't really say for…

Ant-Man and the Wasp | Film Review

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So, here's the latest MCU movie to hit screens. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become a definite force to be reckoned with, and with its biggest offerings crushing box office records, it's nice to have these smaller solo-movies to enjoy throughout the year.

It's been two years since the events of Captain America: Civil War, and Scott Lang has been on house arrest. He's been being a good dad, and keeping out of trouble. That is, until Hank Pym and his daughter Hope find their way back into his life. They believe they've found evidence that Hope's mother could still be alive, and if they're going to find her, then they need his help. But with just three days of house arrest left, and a new enemy on their trail, is this going to be their biggest mission yet?

This second instalment of the Ant-Man franchise offers a lighter side of a cinematic universe that in the past year has dealt with heavy topics, up to and including the destruction of half t…

5 Movies To Watch Via Netflix This Halloween!

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Hey Guys! Happy Halloween!

Are you stuck for what to watch on the spookiest day of the year? Well look no further, because I've comprised a list of some of my favourite horror movies to watch!

Also, I have to point out that, as I only have access to Netflix UK, that's where the movies are. I'm sorry if they're not available wherever you are!

In no particular order...

Hush


A deaf woman who lives alone finds herself trapped in her house when a masked man begins to terrorise her from the outside.

A simple premise, and yet so effective. As well as being deaf, Maddie is extremely resourceful, which twists the usual 'slasher' type story into a game of cat-and-mouse. The perfect movie if you want to experience excellent film-making without being scared out of your mind. Because yes, as scary as this film is from Maddie's point of view, you'll definitely be able to sleep at night after seeing it.

Emelie


When their usual babysitter cancels, two parents are more th…