Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women has been adapted for the screen many times before, with the earliest screen version dating all the way back to a silent film in 1917. It’s a tale that everyone is aware of, even if they haven’t experienced it for themselves.
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Since I’ve lived my whole life in the UK, I hope you can forgive my ignorance about Mister Rogers’ career. Whilst I knew who he was, I definitely didn’t have the same emotional connection to him as my friends overseas.
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I’ve never collaborated with anyone on a written review before, but the idea came to me after seeing trailers for Le Mans ’66. (aka Ford v Ferrari in the US… a much better title!)
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Aardman Animations has been adored by many since 1989, when Wallace and Gromit blasted off to space in A Grand Day Out. So it seems fitting that we return to the cosmos now, in 2019, for a brand new adventure. Continue reading “FILM REVIEW: A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon”
Rating: ★★★★ 1/2
Divorce has been depicted many times onscreen, as it’s one of those difficult realities about adult relationships. There’s still a lot of stigma around the breakdown of a marriage, but Marriage Story deals with the topic in a very raw and unique way.
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Due to its ensemble cast, gorgeous aesthetics and whodunit storyline, it’s safe to say that I had high expectations for Knives Out.
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Rating: ★★ Directorial debuts are tough, and it gives people a chance to establish their personal style. Sadly for me, Billie Piper’s first film had a style that didn’t sit well with me at all. She was heavily involved in the project; directing, writing and starring in it, but her unique first film is perhaps a bit too quirky. Rare Beasts follows Mandy, a career-driven … Continue reading London Film Festival 2019: Rare Beasts
Rating: ★★★★ The titular characters in Lynn + Lucy are lifelong best friends, and even live opposite each other on the same street. But the film explores tragic circumstances where a bond this strong can swiftly be broken. Lynn (Roxanne Scrimshaw) is a married stay-at-home mum turned hairdressing assistant, who is delighted when her best friend Lucy (Nichola Burley) gives birth to her first child. … Continue reading London Film Festival 2019: Lynn + Lucy