…Woman at War (Film Review)

Beautiful, tense, funny and slightly surreal, Woman at War ticked all my boxes. Warning: Spoilers Plot Halla (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir), who in her day-to-day life is a choir conductor, is also an eco-warrior. The film begins with one of her attempts to call attention to the Rio Tinto aluminium plant’s impact on the environment – by […]

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…Dumbo (Film Review)

Tim Burton’s reimagining of Dumbo has a super cute elephant…but not much else. Warning: Spoilers (but not many, as this is a remake) Plot It’s 1919 and Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) returns to his motherless children after loosing an arm in the First World War. ‘Call me Holt!’ Farrier and his children live with the […]

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…Mary Queen of Scots (Film Review)

In the wake of the astoundingly popular The Favourite, it’s easy to see why Mary Queen of Scots would be both highly anticipated and bitterly disappointing. The Basic Plot The movie opens with a short explanation of Mary’s life so far – that she was married at 15 and widowed at 18; she then returned […]

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