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Good Boys (2019) Film Review

Let’s face it, the age of innocence is over. With Stranger Things and IT: Chapter One showing that modern child actors can be more than just children. Now, thanks to the directorial debut of The Office US writer Gene Stupnitsky, the

My Life as a Courgette (2016)

When a debut animated feature by Swiss filmmaker Claude Barras was nominated alongside Disney and a co-production with Studio Ghibli in this year's Academy Awards, it raised a few eyebrows. But with a screenplay by Girlhood director Céline…

Keanu (2016)

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele may already be familiar to you. They did, for many years, star in their own very successful show, Key And Peele, and have also made appearances in numerous other projects. And I must say that I was never…

She’s Funny That Way (2014)

Peter Bogdanovich has directed some great movies in his career. The Last Picture Show is a particular favourite of mine, but it's worth remembering the likes of What's Up, Doc? and Paper Moon. Some have a soft spot for Targets, and he…

She’s Funny That Way (2014)

Hollywood’s golden era may be long past but that hasn’t stopped countless attempts to replicate it. Peter Bogdanovich, himself a key figure in a Hollywood revival movement, is the latest to try with She’s Funny That Way, a star-studded…

The Lego Movie (2014)

Like most American blockbusters The Lego Movie is mainly physical action. Based on the game of Lego, it's an elaborate virtuoso display of tiny fixed interlocking parts creating a universe populated with buildings, figures, objects, all…

Nebraska (2013)

Nebraska is the latest film from director Alexander Payne, which means that you can already decide, pretty much, whether you're going to like it or not. Because Payne has a certain type of movie that he likes to make. He makes intimate…

The Lego Movie (2014)

I almost gave The Lego Movie 10/10. In fact, as I write this review I am still wondering just why it's not getting a perfect score, because I can't think of any faults. I guess the very nature of the film dictates that some of the frantic…

Nebraska (2013)

Everyone loves a road trip movie and with previous successes such as Sideways and About Schmidt, director Alexander Payne returns to the popular trend with his latest offering that has already been generating Oscar buzz, thanks to its…

Nebraska (2013)

Father and son Payne goes back to his state of origin, with another road trip, and is cruel in order to be kind in this heartbreaking little tale of a not very accomplished son Dave (Will Forte), who sells TV's and stereos (and has just…