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A Mixed Bag at the Cinema: The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) & Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

So recently I’ve been making quick review posts about films I’ve seen at the cinema; films I’ve grouped together as being super fantastic or super disappointing. This time around, I thought I’d post about a bit of a mixed bag – one film I loved so much I wanted to hug it to death, and […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

This review will be spoiler-free, because it ultimately boils down to one sentence: This film is really, really good. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015, dir. J. J. Abrams), henceforth referred to as The Force Awakens, is the first feature-length outing we’ve seen from the¬†Star Wars¬†franchise since the 2005 finale of the prequel trilogy, Revenge […]

Frances Ha (2013): “This apartment is so aware of itself.”

Noah Baumbach’s ode to mumblecore Frances Ha (2013) is a surprising film that will defy your expectations. Frances Halliday (Greta Gerwig) is your typical ‘young modern person’ trying to find her way in life. After an awkward break-up, Frances’ living situation becomes increasingly complicated, as does the search for her own life’s purpose. We follow […]