Film reviews and more

Day: 16 June 2016

Film Review: The Girl King

★★☆☆☆ This latest film from Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki makes an adolescent drama out of the true story of 17th century Queen Kristina (Malin Buska), who became Sweden’s first native female sovereign aged just six. Amidst an ongoing European conflict […]

Film Review: Down By Love

★★☆☆☆ Amour fou in a French penitentiary has Blue is the Warmest Colour star Adele Exarchopoulos falling in love with the prison warden in Pierre Godeau’s slickly-produced true-story tale of forbidden passion, Down By Love. We first meet Anna (Exarchopoulos) […]

Film Review: The Conjuring 2

★★★★★ Based on one of the most famous poltergeist cases in the annals of paranormal investigation, The Conjuring 2 takes real-life ghostbusters Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) off to the outer rim of suburban London. From […]