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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 […]

Remembering Carrie Fisher

I don’t normally write about the deaths of important people here at Film Grimoire (with one other exception). But Carrie Fisher, who passed away today at the age of 60, was an exceptional woman. As a young girl growing up in the early 90s, at the time it felt like I had heaps of great […]

“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 […]