Holmes v. Starling: Dawn Of Injustice – The Mauritanian (Film Review)

Posted by - March 30, 2021
Jodie Foster stars in this true to life political thriller as a Defence Attorney Nancy Hollander, with Shailene Woodley alongside her as her legal aid Teri Duncan. The man they defend is the titular Mauritanian named Mohamedou Ould Slahi (played by Tahar Rahim) who has been locked up in Guantanamo Bay for several years. The

‘Paddington 2’ is the Perfect Cultural Rebuke to Brexit

Posted by - February 19, 2021
In June 2016, I was young enough to not really know anything about the EU referendum, but old enough to know that I probably should. I really don’t remember much of the actual campaign at all, but the feeling of the whole thing permeated – and never really went away. The last week felt like

“A Slice of Life in Mother Russia” – Dear Comrades! Film Review

Posted by - January 8, 2021
The idea of a director with the same style as Ken Loach but from Russia is not often mentioned. However, after watching Dear Comrades!, you'll realise it's the combination you've been waiting for. Dear Comrades! is a Russian film set in the Soviet Union in 1962. After the government increases food prices, workers in an