“Just live well. Just live.”

Review of Me Before You (2016) ***** A heart-wrenching adaptation of Jojo Moyes’ novel of the same name; ‘Me Before You’ is a rollercoaster of emotions. With a reel of famous cast members and a beautiful, modern soundtrack, this 2016 romance took me into a present-day fairytale. There was even a castle. Starring Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games) as … Continue reading “Just live well. Just live.”

“Boston Strong”

Review of ‘Patriot’s Day’ (2016) Rating: ***** It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a film that really moved me, and felt real. ‘Patriot’s Day’ is an iconic drama film that tugged at my heartstrings from the get go, and I don’t think any words will do it justice. Not only is it filled with incredible performances from some fantastic actors, but the directing … Continue reading “Boston Strong”

“I’ll help you if you help me.”

Review of iBoy (2017) [Netflix] Rating: *** To fully appreciate the intense reality of ‘iBoy’, one of Netflix’s newest releases, I feel like I should have grown up on a typical city council estate. My Yorkshire countryside roots haven’t helped me in this area. Even so, iBoy has a gripping story and presents a modern twist to our technology-fueled lives. Based on the book of … Continue reading “I’ll help you if you help me.”

“The broken are the more evolved.”

Review of ‘Split’ (2017) Rating: ***** [SPOILERS] With a breakthrough performance from award-winning actor James McAvoy and an intriguing and often touching story from M. Night Shyamalan, ‘Split’ looks like it’s going to be one of 2017’s finest films. Following its official release on January 20th, ‘Split’ has grossed over $145 million worldwide; and it’s only three weeks in. Starring James McAvoy as the lead … Continue reading “The broken are the more evolved.”