Film Review: Ocean’s 8 (2018)

Ocean’s 8 (2018) is a action heist movie set after the events of the original Oceans franchise. Directed by Gary Ross, this entry stars a full cast of actresses, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna. In this entry, we see Debbie Ocean (played by Bullock) get parole as she has a plan […]

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Film Review: C’est la vie! (Le Sans de la Fete)

Earlier on, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Edinburgh International Film Festival (blog post about that weekend can be found here). Whilst there was little time to sit down and enjoy the screenings that the event had to offer, I managed to squeeze in one premiere on the Friday night. This was […]

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EIFF 2018: The First Weekend

The Edinburgh International Film Festival started up on Wednesday night. I am lucky enough to be involved in a Young Programmers group in my city of Aberdeen, and from that I got the chance to travel down to Edinburgh for the weekend and take part in the festivities. These two days were full of screenings, […]

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Film Review: Hereditary (2018)

Hereditary (2018) is a horror indie film from A24. Directed by debut Ari Aster and starring Toni Collette and Alex Wolff, the film focuses on a family as they cope with the death of their grandmother. trouble ensues when family pasts come back to haunt them. There has never been a film more divided than Hereditary. […]

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Movie Trailers: The Best of June 2018

I am not someone that gets easily drawn into a movie by the trailers. In fact, I like to typically avoid trailers. There has been times recently where a trailer reveals too much of a plot (for example, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) or that the trailer doesn’t reflect the film’s theme or genre well (for […]

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Film Review: Sing Street (2016)

Sing Street (2016) is a coming-of-age story set in Dublin in the 1980s. Directed by John Carney and starring Ferdia Walsh-Peelo and Lucy Boynton, this film tells the story of a young boy who sets up a band to impress a girl. Through his music, he is able to express the issues that he has […]

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Film Review: The Light of the Moon (2017)

The Light of the Moon (2017) is an American drama film written, directed, and edited by Jessica M. Thompson. Starring Stephanie Beatriz, this film shows a woman as she experiences sexual assault, and how she has to cope with that in her everyday life following the traumatic experience. I have recently reviewed 13 Reasons Why Season […]

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Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story is a 2018 American space Western film based on the Star Wars character Han Solo. Directed by Ron Howard and starring Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clark, Donald Glover and Woody Harrelson, this film takes place before the events of A New Hope. In Solo, we see Han back in his smuggler […]

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TV Show Review: 13 Reasons Why (Season Two)

13 Reasons Why was one of the biggest hits of 2017. Based on the book by Jay Asher, the first season focused on Clay Jensen as he discovers that his friend Hannah Baker left tapes regarding the reasons for her suicide. Within the 13 episodes, we listen along with Clay as each person is called […]

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