REVIEW: Mary Queen of Scots

Saoirse Ronan offers a mesmerising and powerful performance. History books have not been kind in terms of the impressions that they give us of Mary Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth I. Now Josie Rourke seeks to redress this issue by offering a refreshing perspective of both women (although of course mainly focusing more on Mary) struggling to do what was best… Read More

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Review Round Up: I,Tonya

Margot Robbie stars as Tonya Harding alongside Allison Janney in this black comedy directed by Craig Gillespie. Here’s what critics have had to say about it…  The Guardian: **** “Margot Robbie gives a fantastically uninhibited performance as Tonya, fighting her way to the top from humble beginnings, frizzy of hair, angry of demeanour, often bringing out… Read More

Review Round Up: Goodbye Christopher Robin

Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie star in the biopic of the Winnie the Pooh creator AA Milne. But what have critics had to say about it?  The Guardian: * “the film feels the need to approach his great creation in the appropriate mood of joyless anaemic solemnity, a mood that intensifies as the second world… Read More

Review Round Up…The Legend of Tarzan

This new Tarzan film directed by David Yates, starring Alexander Skarsgård is released on the 6th July. But how have critics reacted to it?  The Guardian: **Jordan Hoffman found that: “There’s an anti-greed message and a green message and a feminist message, but there are also the asinine Hollywood story beats that must be hit.” Variety:… Read More