Ford v Ferrari review – Christian Bale Commands Mangold’s Winner | London Film Festival 2019

Last year’s Oscar nominee Christian Bale returns with a perfectly charming and captivating performance that makes James Mangold’s latest film work so well. With little interest in motor racing, Ford v Ferrari (or Le Mans ‘66 in the UK) works remarkably well and is a terrific time for fans or non-fans of racing. Mangold isn’t…

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BINGE-WORTHY: Superstore and The Blacklist

SUPERSTORE Superstore follows a quirky ensemble cast of staff that work in a supermarket called Cloud 9. Basically like every other big-box store in the United States, Cloud 9 sells guns, video games, furniture...practically anything you can think of. The show’s lightheartedness is therapeutic and offers a breath of fresh air, with hilarious cold opens…

Dan Lin Set To Executive Produce Netflix’s ‘Avatar The Last Airbender’ Series (EXCLUSIVE)

We have learned that experienced producer Dan Lin will be executive producing Netflix’s upcoming ‘Avatar The Last Airbender’ series alongside his production company Lin Pictures. Dan Lin and Lin Pictures have recently produced films such as ‘The Lego Movie’, ‘Sherlock Holmes’, ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’, ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’, ‘The Lego Batman Movie’,…

The Irishman review – Al Pacino is Career-defining in Scorsese’s Beautifully Remorseful Mob Picture | London Film Festival 2019

Martin Scorsese is back and has returned with one of his best films ever. It's a sweet mix of Goodfellas and Silence, The Irishman balances violence, melancholy and dishonesty in a perfectly harmonious way that's so beautifully done - you may find yourself choking up a little. It stars the greatest cast you've ever heard…

Titans To Appear In The CW’s ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’

It seems that the Teen Titans from DC Universe’s ‘Titans’ series are planned to appear in the ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ crossover. This information comes from Pagey who runs a YouTube channel dedicated to covering content regarding DC Television and more specifically, the Arrowverse. Pagey is known for being reliable in breaking exclusive news regarding…

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood review – Flawed but Touching | London Film Festival 2019

Marielle Heller hot off the success of Can You Ever Forgive Me? returns with a new feature, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. It’s a sentimental and touching look at Mr Rodgers and his impact on American childhoods. Being English, naturally I had no idea who Mr Rodgers was, until last year’s documentary, Won’t You Be…

Uncut Gems review – A Horrific Incoherent Mess | London Film Festival 2019

The closest example of such a film that is as big of a complete mess as this is that of last year’s Sorry to Bother You, that’s my closest comparison to the utterly incoherent mess that is this soulless and artificial Scorsese rip. Cashing in on a the New York setting, Uncut Gems takes the…

Robert Eggers Working On New ‘Mythological-Like’ Film

Robert Eggers debuted into the film industry with The Witch, a film that is now regarded as one of the best horror films of this century so far. A surely impressive start and now he has his second feature film making the rounds at film festivals. That being The Lighthouse, a psychological film detailing two…

Knives Out review – Rian Johnson’s Pristine Murder Mystery | London Film Festival 2019

Like the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie, Rian Johnson’s Knives Out keeps you guessing, thinking and in suspense. It’s a fantastically entertaining web of a film, utilising the tricksiness of a murder plot to create spectator engagement in our pursuit of the truth. Johnson’s previous film was Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a terrifically great…

Portrait of a Lady on Fire review – A Tale of Indescribable Romance and Intimacy | London Film Festival 2019

The beauty and elegance of Portrait of a Lady on Fire is indescribable, the sensation and contagiousness of the love story will no doubt go down in cinematic history. Like Call Me by Your Name, Portrait succeeds in capturing a delicate intimacy unlike nothing cinema has ever given, its chillingly perfect in its slow dance into…