‘La La Land’ Review

It’s garnering unbelievable acclaim and being nominated for every award out there, and now it has finally arrived on our screens. Damien Chazelle’s follow up to the phenomenal Whiplash really is as good as everyone says it is, bringing something we haven’t seen for a long time on the cinema screen and injecting it with…

‘Manchester by the Sea’ Review

There’s a lot of awards buzz surrounding Kenneth Lonergan’s new drama, and it is all entirely deserved. This portrayal or grief and coping is a quiet powerhouse that will pull you in and take hold of your emotions, not letting up until its final frame. The film centres around Casey Affleck’s Lee Chandler, a handyman whose…

‘Arrival’ Review

Denis Villeneuve has become a filmmaker to rely on for a brilliant and impactful cinematic experience, yet he presents a very different one with each film. After the crime-led pictures of the past few years, here, he lends his hand to the sci-fi genre, to craft a story unlike anything you have seen or expect.…

‘I, Daniel Blake’ Review

Ken Loach’s most recent Palme d’Or winner is an incredibly powerful depiction of the UK benefits system, presenting an understanding of its issues from a personal and emotional perspective. The film follows Daniel Blake (Dave Johns), a carpenter from Newcastle who has recently suffered a major heart attack, has been forbidden by doctors from going…