The year is 2002 and the titular character of Lady Bird is a senior year student at a Catholic high school in the suburbs of Sacramento. Thus far, the character is a mirror of Greta Gerwig, for whom the film marks a directorial debut. Though not autobiographical – the director/persona relationship is more spiritual here – it is the personal touch of a life lived that allows Gerwig’s film to shine. Lady Bird is tender, stark and unfailingly honest.
Continue reading Lady Bird | Review
Good evening and welcome to our BAFTA live blog! Keep refreshing the page as we talk you through the night with commentary, delivered with wit and warmth.
Continue reading BAFTA 2018 | LIVE BLOG – as it happened
Fourteen long years haven’t aged the Incredibles a jot in the action-packed new trailer for Pixar’s long-awaited sequel.
Continue reading WATCH: Check out Pixar’s thrilling new trailer for The Incredibles 2
How well do you know your Hollywood hounds? Put your knowledge to the test with this ultimate dog movie quiz…
Continue reading Take on the ULTIMATE doggy film quiz!
With awards season well underway and the Oscars on the horizon, we turned to the best and brightest of Film Twitter to hear their predictions for the big night. Here’s what they had to say…
Continue reading OSCARS 2018 | Picking the winners
It’s a fairytale romance like no other. Here’s the story behind Guillermo del Toro’s magical new film…
Spoilers may follow.
Continue reading Everything you need to know about The Shape of Water
Tis award season again. A time for those in the film industry to acknowledge the work of dedicated members of cinema, allowing many of them the chance to one day look back at their nominations or award wins as their greatest achievements. But I ask myself, is that what award season is about? In recent years I have found award season to be less about acknowledging good films, or opening doors to what eventually become greatly overlooked films, and more about the giant popularity contest that is Hollywood.
Continue reading “Predictable and Unenjoyable” | Why Ashleigh won’t be watching the Oscars