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  • Wildlife

    Wildlife

    ★★★½

    A decent enough directorial debut for Paul Dano. Well shot, well acted and very pretty to look at. Slow paced, moody and let's be honest...depressing family dramas though are rarely my sort of thing and I found the story to be a bit of a slog if I'm being honest. Fairly impactful toward the end but it felt it took a while to get there.

  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★★★½

    I honestly got so much more out of this film than I'd expected. The trailer hadn't sold me on it. There was something a bit 'by the numbers' looking about it and I couldn't have been more wrong. I should have had more faith in a director that I'm a huge fan of.
    I feel the film found excellent balance between the family drama involving Neil Armstrong and the death of his young daughter and his ongoing professional achievements with…

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  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★★

    Just give her the Oscar already.

  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water

    ★★★★½

    I simply loved this from start to finish. A beautifully constructed film with huge amounts of heart and soul. This is Guillermo del Toro's style at its best. The score and soundtrack were beautifully intertwined adding so much to the film and Sally Hawkins is sensational! Oscar season is off to a flyer!