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  • Where You Are

    Where You Are

    ★★★★½

    Cleverly captures the anxieties of a mother watching her child grow up faster than she can keep up, and also her unwavering love for him. This stirring short is quite possibly one of the best short films I've seen.

  • Bad Times at the El Royale

    Bad Times at the El Royale

    ★★★★

    Almost Hitchcock-ian in the way it tells its story, though it doesn't quite pull the landing. The first two acts don’t have a clear protagonist or antagonist, giving the film an added layer of intrigue and engagement. This is also used effectively to build the film's atmosphere, and the way the music choices were spliced into the film made it that bit more tense. The film relies heavily on character backstories for you to form an opinion but doesn't always…

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  • The Girl in the Spider's Web

    The Girl in the Spider's Web

    ★★½

    Let me start this off with a disclaimer, The Girl In The Spider's Web is my first exposure to Lisbeth Salander. Despite this, I was really looking forward to Spider's Web because of the talent attached and how good the trailers looked.

    The Girl In The Spider's Web is an okay film. There are moments in the film where it shows potential, but the screenplay's lack of focus and direction never allows it to reach them. It plays a bit…

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★★½

    Carried entirely by Rami Malek's incredible performance and the music of Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody is otherwise a very conventional movie biopic. Queen has been very experimental and innovative in the way they create music, something the film itself touches on, it is such a shame then that the film takes almost no risk or tries anything different. The way it presents Freddie Mercury's story is pretty standard, the film's direction almost always doesn't inspire, and certain editing choices feel so…