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‘Back to Black’ – Review

As a chart-topping singer-songwriter, the late, great Amy Winehouse was an utterly one-of-a-kind talent who truly shone in her all-too-brief 27 years and produced two of the greatest albums of modern times. Now, her story is brought to the screen with music and pop, and audiences will find themselves entranced by Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Back to […]

‘Bob Marley: One Love’ – Review

Bob Marley: One Love is a film that celebrates the life and music of one of the greatest musical legends of all time, Bob Marley. Bob was gifted with the middle name of Nesta, which translates to messenger, and this movie showcases how the messenger became the message. The cinematic experience is of ultimate groove […]

‘Mean Girls’ – Review

Get in, loser…. because we’re about to head down memory lane with Mean Girls, that cult girl movie from the 2000s that changed the game on teen cinema and which is now back in cinemas with some brand new flair! From the comedic mind of Tina Fey comes a new twist on the modern classic, […]

‘Air’ – Review

The dream team of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are back, returning in front of the camera following 2021’s The Last Duel, and they’re ready to go for the win with Air, the incredible true life story of how maverick talent scout turned shoe salesman Sonny Vaccaro changed the entire game of Basketball with the […]

‘King Richard’ – Review

Grab a racket and keep your eye on the ball with King Richard. Starring the ever-talented Will Smith as Richard Williams, proud father and amateur coach to his two superstar daughters Venus and Serena, this is a picture that shows how extraordinary things can come from humble beginnings. Based on the true story that will […]

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ – Review

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have done it again with Spiderman: No Way Home, and this film is sure to get your spidey-sense tingling. For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man (Tom Holland), our friendly neighborhood hero is unmasked and no longer able to separate his normal life from the high-stakes of […]

‘In The Heights’ – Review

Get ready for the spectacle of colour and lights that is In the Heights. The film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, directed by Jon M Chu, is a magical endearing performance that will leave you literally dancing in your seat with delight. A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic […]

‘Promising Young Woman’ – Review

Karma’s coming for you, honey. Promising Young Woman is the psychological thriller we have all been waiting for. And Carey Mulligan is the woman of the hour who will bury the hatchet. A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path. Picture this – […]

‘Endings, Beginnings’ – Review

Endings, Beginnings is the unconventional modern day love story we have all been waiting for. Directed by Drake Doremus who co-authored this talented piece with Jardine Libaire, this film is sure to strike a chord with lovers and those who have lost love. The flick follows Daphne (Shailene Woodley), a young woman who has just […]

Review: ‘The Secret in Their Eyes’

Research has shown that we can recognise emotions in others simply by looking at expressions produced by the eyes. In the case of the characters in this film, all-consuming horror and fear are the winners. Akin to a Hitchcockian psychological thriller, The Secret in Their Eyes depicts the haunting story of a relentless detective chasing after the […]