Category: Film Reviews

Fisherman’s Friends — Mini British Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

Fisherman’s Friends — Mini British Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

Fisherman's Friends is based on a true story about a group of Cornish fishermen whose shared histories and love of ...
The Professor and the Madman — Mini British Film Festival — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

The Professor and the Madman — Mini British Film Festival — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

A record of the creation of The Oxford English Dictionary may sound as though it would be dry stuff.  But ...
Charlie’s Angels — Palace Cinemas — November 2019

Charlie’s Angels — Palace Cinemas — November 2019

If you’ve seen the 2000 movie version of Charlie’s Angels or its 2003 sequel, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, both of ...
Military Wives — Mini British Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

Military Wives — Mini British Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

Military Wives is a glimpse into the largely unrecognised complexities of the lives of partners of combatants in the armed ...
Official Secrets — Mini British Film Festival — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

Official Secrets — Mini British Film Festival — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

With the benefit of a factual basis in a sequence of official deceits of the public by three western national ...
Martin Scorsese's The Irishman sips from the fountain of youth for its looks; but can the story hold its liquor?

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman sips from the fountain of youth for its looks; but can the story hold its liquor?

By Cam Williams In Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman characters are not defined by how they live but how they die ...
Don’t Stop Me Now [Ma Cosa Ci Dice Il Cervello] — Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas, September–October

Don’t Stop Me Now [Ma Cosa Ci Dice Il Cervello] — Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas, September–October

Paola Cortellesi has taken starring roles of all kinds, and this single movie demonstrates her versatility. In Don’t Stop Me ...
10 Days Without Mamma [10 Giorni Senza Mamma] — Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas, September–October

10 Days Without Mamma [10 Giorni Senza Mamma] — Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas, September–October

After 13 years of unbroken parenting while her husband, Antonio (Fabio De Luigi — Tiramisù; It’s All About Karma) takes ...
The Great Spirit (Il Grande Spirito) — Lavazza Italian Film Festival — Palace Cinemas, September–October 2019

The Great Spirit (Il Grande Spirito) — Lavazza Italian Film Festival — Palace Cinemas, September–October 2019

Tonino (Sergio Rubini), provocatively nicknamed Barboncino (poodle), is a dishevelled-looking thief whose accomplices consider him unreliable and past it but ...
Amazing Leonardo [Io, Leonardo] — Lavazza Italian Film Festival — Palace Cinemas, September–October 2019

Amazing Leonardo [Io, Leonardo] — Lavazza Italian Film Festival — Palace Cinemas, September–October 2019

Unlike many other documentaries about Leonardo Da Vinci, Amazing Leonardo explores Da Vinci’s techniques, inventions, and detailed output less than ...