Category Archives: Reviews

Wildling | Review

★★★

A tremendously unsettling fairytale opens the feature debut of director Fritz Böhm and so it is no surprise to learn he’s a German. What follows is a viciously realised coming of age chiller that never quite adds up.

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I Feel Pretty | Review

★★

A recent advertising campaign depicted young girls with the tag: I‘m pretty. The twist comes later when words like ‘curious’ and ‘focused’ conclude the statement. It’s terrifically empowering and a jab in the eye at society’s obsession with image. Unlike Amy Schumer’s third stab at film fronting, it completely negates the significance of appearance.

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society | Review

★★★★

Charm emits exuberantly from Mary Ann Shaffer’s debut, and sadly only, novel: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and so it is with Mike Newell’s new film adaptation, in which Lily James plays a writer who falls for a community who survived Nazi occupation via their passion for stories.

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