Review: An Impossible Love (2019) – Two Steps Forward

When you think of classic French cinema it is easy to look at the iconic romances, films like Amelie and Populaire, the kind of film that have that certain French bite to them, the sardonic wit that makes them fizzle, despite being endlessly dreamy. The kind of cinema that is easy to watch, reinvigorating a …

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Review: Colette (2019) – Choose To Be Free

When I started drafting this review I thought I was going to write something about good biopics and then I realised I didn't know what made a good one. I couldn't place that magical X factor that made First Man's depiction of Neil Armstrong more compelling than say 42, the dramatisation of Jackie Robinson's early …

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Review: Sierra Burgess is a Loser (2018) – My Friends are the Most Interesting Thing About Me

In the last few years teen movies have sought to make its main characters complete while claiming to be coming of age stories leaving no room whatsoever for its characters to manouvere. Sierra Burgess is a Loser doesn't do this. It acknowledges right off the bat that she isn't the perfect kid her parents think …

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