Review – Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (Spoilers)

* This review contains SPOILERS for, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool *

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, directed by Paul McGuigan, offers charming, intimate little snapshots of a touching relationship, that warms the heart. There is something so beautiful in this films simplicity; with its lovely characters, its sweet story, the time in which it’s set and the places it goes – it puts you in a wonderful state of mind. It of course pulls on the heart-strings and tells a story that will, at times hurt, but it’s worth it. Let’s explore deeper into why the film is worth it, in my review, shall we? Read more

Review – 6 Days

6 Days, directed by Toa Fraser, lays out and builds its story well, while also keeping a constant level of tension running throughout. For what little time it has, the film is able to tell its story and develop its characters in a way that produces a reasonably full feeling experience that all ends up delivering on a memorable point in British history. Limitations don’t hold this film back, but they do produce a few snags that caused some issues. But do those issues irrevocably damage the film and lessen its watch-ability factor or is it fair to overlook them? Let’s rappel down into the review and find out. Read more

Review – Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four, directed by Josh Trank (and let’s be honest a slew of Fox higher ups) is a fascinatingly bad film. Not for a very long time have I seen such a poorly managed project, make its way to the big screen. This is a film that presents an interesting idea, and then makes a B-line for stupidity and confusion. This is a situation where it’s actually really interesting to watch the visual representation of a film be scene by scene destroyed, by the too many cooks in the kitchen metaphor. Read more