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Friday Film: The Dead don’t Die

I saw this at the Cannes film festival where it premiered on the opening night. Was it a deadly opener ...

Yesterday: film review

I loathed Four weddings and a funeral. And the clips I’ve seen of Love actually don’t inspire me to sit ...

Cannes 2019: part 2

Cannes is a place for parties. Duh! Beautiful locations, beautiful people, beautiful promotion opportunities. We went to several (for research ...

Cannes 2019 diary. Part 1

So, another Cannes film festival is coming to an end. Here’s a little visual  diary to remember the trip by. ...

Cannes 2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – review

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Audacious storytelling. A punk take on known and well documented modern history. Supremely confident ...

Cannes 2019: Rocketman review

  My name is Elton Hercules John and I’m an alcoholic. And a cocaine addict. And a sex addict. And ...

6 things I learnt at Baftas 2019

6 things I learnt at the Baftas 2019 1. Joanna Lumley needs a new joke writer, pronto! The woman herself ...

Stan and Ollie review

  I’m not sure it’s even possible to be friends with anyone who doesn’t love Laurel and Hardy. Their innocent ...

Golden Globes 2019: thoughts and predictions

Golden Globes: thoughts and predictions In recent years the Oscars have often been out Oscared by the Golden Globes. While ...

LFF 2018: A Private War

‘ I see it so you don’t have to!’ Rosamund Pike, as war correspondent Marie Colvin, spits out at her ...