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The Glass Castle (2017)

You can choose your friends but not your family, a term firmly used on a universal scale, even more, prevalent so in this adaptation of America Journalist and writer, Jeanette Well’s autobiographical journey retelling her unconventional…

American Made (2017)

Doug Liman teams up once again with the man who makes no mission impossible, Tom Cruise, to relay the tale of one man’s flight of fruitful fancy in a compellingly fascinating and highly entertaining romp of planes, drug-smuggling,…

Final Portrait (2017)

Stanley Tucci has taken an empty canvas and taken bold and enchantingly humorous strokes of his creative brush on the closing pages of the life of renowned Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti with Final Portrait, adding just a dab…

Maudie (2016)

For most Sally Hawkins is an acquired taste, whilst some find performances a little on the niggling side, others find her a quiet, yet unassuming character actress who rolls effortlessly into any part she is given adding her own touch of…

Steve McQueen: The Man and Le Mans

Motorsport. Meh. There was an acute sense of apathy around all aspects of racing for this writer; Sunday morning memories of watching cars go round and round and round made lie-ins all the more appealing. Notice the past tense. Steve…

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

"War! Huh, yeah! What is it good for?" "Oscar nominations!" "Say it again, y'all!" Gibson's fifth directorial feature tells the tale of Desmond Doss (Garfield), the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honour during…