REVIEW: The Girl on the Train

Dir: Tate Taylor Cert: 15 Release: 5 Oct 2016 It’s one of the most anticipated movies of the year – so how does The Girl on the Train measure up? Based on the smash hit novel by Paula Hawkins, The Girl on the Train is the story of 30-something Rachel (Emily Blunt), an alcoholic divorcée […]

REVIEW: Bridget Jones’s Baby

Dir: Sharon Maguire Certificate: 15 Release date: 16 September 2016 As far as Brit rom-coms go, Bridget Jones’s Diary is a true icon. The 2001 hit, based on the Helen Fielding novel of the same name, was a worldwide success, with its follow-up, The Edge of Reason, also proving popular with cinema-goers. But when a […]

REVIEW: Suicide Squad

Dir: David Ayer Certificate: 15 Release date: 4 August 2016 With rumours of re-shoots to make the film funnier, negative reviews flying in from all over the shop, Jared Leto moaning in interviews about a lot of his scenes getting cut and one cinema-goer even suing Warner Bros over the Joker’s lack of screen time, Suicide […]

REVIEW: Finding Dory

Dir: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane Rating: U Release date: 29 July Thought you were too old/cool for Disney? Finding Dory’s about to change all that. It’s been 13 years since Finding Nemo made a splash in cinemas, and finally – finally – we’re getting a second instalment of the aquatic tale, this time focusing on Nemo’s forgetful […]

REVIEW: Ghostbusters

Dir: Paul Feig Rating: 12A Release date: 11 July As far as reboots go, Ghostbusters has maybe been the most controversial – and possibly for the most ridiculous of reasons. When it was announce two years ago that the 80s classic was getting a 21st century makeover, fans the world over starting angrily bashing at […]

REVIEW: Foxes – All I Need

After making her first appearance on the pop charts alongside award-winning producer and DJ Zedd with  Clarity, Louisa Rose Allen, better known by her stage name Foxes, has made a name for herself in the music industry, quickly becoming a firm favourite with pop fans who are looking for more than a catchy chorus and […]

REVIEW: Rihanna – ANTI

The problem with ANTI is that it it is actually a really great pop album, it’s just a bad Rihanna album. In a career that has spanned 13 years, 8 albums, 35 worldwide No 1’s and hits such as Diamonds, Rude Boy and Only Girl, ANTI comes as the ultimate anticlimax. There’s no standout track […]

REVIEW: Room

Dir: Lenny Abrahamson Rating: 15 Release date: 15/1/16 It’s not often I’ll go see a film and forget to breathe. But Room did it for me. Based on the bestselling novel by Irish author Emma Donoghue, Room is a heartbreaking, moving, incredible piece of cinema. Adapted by Donoghue for the screen and directed by Lenny […]

REVIEW: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

It takes a lot to get me off my sofa these days. Thanks to Netflix and shows like Jessica Jones and Game of Thrones, we don’t have to leave our cosy living room to enjoy a rip roaring cinematic experience. But for those clutching well-thumbed copies of Suzanne Collins’ celebrated trilogy, impatiently waiting for the […]