Category: Film Reviews

Best Sellers — British Film Festival 2021

Best Sellers — British Film Festival 2021

Having inherited her father’s boutique publishing house, Lucy Standbridge (Aubrey Plaza) is in an unenviable position. The business is going ...
Operation Mincemeat — British Film Festival 2021

Operation Mincemeat — British Film Festival 2021

Britain. World War II. 1943. The Allies are preparing to invade Europe through Sicily despite knowing that Hitler would expect ...
The Duke — British Film Festival 2021

The Duke — British Film Festival 2021

Full-time social reformer Kempton Bunton (Jim Broadbent) has a pet peeve: an annual levy on television receivers, without concession to ...
[Film review] Free Guy

[Film review] Free Guy

Guy (Ryan Reynolds) is a good-willed, perfectly ordinary man. Differing from those around him only in knowing exactly what the ...
Canberra Short Film Festival 2021

Canberra Short Film Festival 2021

Canberra has had its own short-film festival since about 1996.  Since then, founding festival director John Frohlich has nursed it ...
It Snows in Benidorm — British Film Festival 2021

It Snows in Benidorm — British Film Festival 2021

Peter Riordan (Timothy Spall), a solitary, sensitive man, has devoted his life to his work at a bank in Manchester ...
Eternals - MCU

ETERNALS: celestials and deviants and planets, oh my!

Eternals review by Cam Williams An opening crawl works for Star Wars, but it’s a red flag for Eternals. It’s ...
To Olivia — British Film Festival 2021

To Olivia — British Film Festival 2021

In post–WW II England, children’s writer Roald Dahl (Hugh Bonneville) and his celebrated film-actress wife, Patricia Neal (Keeley Hawes), have ...
FEAR STREET: The slasher gets a splash o' new paint

FEAR STREET: The slasher gets a splash o’ new paint

Fear Street Trilogy review by Cam Williams Not many film franchises get a chance to grow with their audience. James ...
[Film review] In the Heights

[Film review] In the Heights

Washington Heights, a northerly Manhattan suburb, abutting Sugar Hill to the south and Little Dominican Republic to the north, largely ...