• Look Out For… December

    In the blink of an eye, Christmas is nigh – and my oh my, has the year sped by. But there’s still plenty of time for big family films to sink your teeth into. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse promises a fun, intricately-animated action movie set in a different universe to...
  • Shakespeare in Love @ Theatre Royal

    Shakespeare in Love is well-known as the 1998 histori-comedy that took the Academy Awards by storm, winning seven awards including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. And now, it seems to have found its way home in being transformed into a witty, timeless and innovative play. “For fans of...
  • Trailer Watch – Mary Poppins Returns

    Opening with a shot of the old London house we know so well, with a strangely-familiar tune building in the background, the new trailer for Mary Poppins Returns creates a crescendo of colour, noise, and action, and sends everyone who loved the first film into a flurry of excitement....
  • Look Out For… February

    February may be the shortest month, but we’re certainly not short of great film releases. Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis give Oscar-nominated performances as a shy lawyer in Roman J. Israel, Esq. and an obsessive 1950s dressmaker in Phantom Thread, respectively. Of course, if awards-bait isn’t your thing, Helen...
  • Look Out For… September

    As university creeps around the corner, September can be a mixed bag of emotions. So how appropriate that, in terms of cinema, audiences have such an eclectic range of choices! The Victorian era is well represented by Bill Nighy’s The Limehouse Golem, about a series of murders supposedly committed...
  • Bridget Jones’ Baby: Sentimental, hilarious and simply brilliant

    Bridget Jones’ Baby is the long-awaited sequel in the Bridget Jones saga, and it does not disappoint. Far too much of the focus in the upcoming movie has been on Renée Zellweger’s face, which is ridiculous given her completely sublime acting that had the cinema audience falling back in...
  • Film Review – Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Heading another busy year for comic book adaptations, Kingsman is the latest to make the transition from print to screen. Based on The Secret Service by prolific scribe Mark Millar, it also marks the third consecutive comic book movie for Matthew Vaughn. The premise involves a seasoned spy who guides a wayward...