42nd Street Review

The Plot In the midst of the great depression an aging diva, an overwhelmed newcomer and a perfectionist director combine forces to stage a spectacular new show Pretty Lady. Together they battle drama both on and offstage to prove that whatever happens, the show really must go on… The Good 42Nd Street is yet another [...]

City Of Tiny Lights Review

The Plot A London private detective is paid to search for a missing girl, but his routine case soon escalates into a murky web of murder and international espionage. He also finds faces form his past forcing him to revisit past personal traumas. The Good Played out on the permanently rain drenched streets of London’s [...]

Get Out Review

The Plot An African American man (Daniel Kaluuya) visits his white girlfriend’s (Allison Williams) family for the weekend. But things soon start getting spooky when her family’s hired help start acting out… The Good Writer/director Jordan Peele – one half of comedy duo Key and Peele – brings a sharp witted, spine-tingling horror film to [...]

Gleason Review

The Plot After being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, retired footballer begins to make a video diary for his unborn son. The Good Those of us in the UK may not know the name of Steve Gleason, but for America, his name is an important one. Following a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease (or ALS/Lou [...]

Beauty And The Beast Review

The Plot In the familiar tale as old as time, a beautiful girl finds herself trapped in an enchanted castle with a selfish prince who has been turned into a Beast. Seizing the opportunity the castle’s magical servants try their best to fan the unlikely flames of love between the mismatched pair in order to [...]

Kong Skull Island Review

The Plot In 1973 team of explorers and soldiers travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of monsters, including the mythic Kong. The Good When going into Kong: Skull Island, you may be inclined to compare it with 2014’s Godzilla of which this film is the [...]

Amy Schumer The Leather Special Review

The Plot Following a meteoric pop culture rise Amy Schumer is given a further celebratory Netflix original comedy special. The Good If you already have a Netflix subscription you don’t have to pay to watch this. The Bad Schumer’s entire special is unashamedly devoted solely to the one subject, herself. Obviously it’s not uncommon for [...]

Logan Review

The Plot In 2029 following the demise of the X-Men and with just vanishing traces of Mutants in the world time has finally caught up with virtually indestructible hero Wolverine. Now an old man himself Logan is hiding away by the Mexican border with a senile Charles Xavier. But when he crosses paths with a [...]

Certain Women Review

The Plot Inspired by the various short stories of Maile Meloy, Certain Women follows the intersecting lives of four women in small town America. Following a lawyer, domineering wife, lonesome rancher and exhausted teacher the film pieces together a loose narrative built around their collective and mostly mundane daily existences. The Good Director Kelly Reichardt [...]

A Silent Voice Review

The Plot A young hearing impaired girl Nishimiya Shoko transfers to a new elementary school but struggles to win the acceptance of her increasingly unkind classmates. Some years later the boy primarily responsible for her bullying Ishida Shouya is dealing with his own loneliness and crippling guilt, setting the pair on an unlikely path towards [...]