Author Archives: Monica Jowett
A bad experience at the cinema can sometimes ruin the film you are seeing. People talking, using their phones or chewing loudly on popcorn have been things that have irritated me in the cinema.
Beauty and the Beast is the latest live adaptation of Disney’s classic animated films, though it has to be said there is still a lot of animation. With music from legendary composer Alan Menken and gorgeous production design, this box office … Continue reading
It’s the final days of the Vietnam War and a group of scientists and soldiers lead an expedition to a newly discovered island in the Indian Ocean. The group is in search of a new species, and what an entrance … Continue reading
John Wick is the man you sent to kill the Boogeyman. John Wick: Chapter 2 is the follow up to the slick action thriller from 2014 and it doesn’t disappoint. John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is back out of retirement again, this time … Continue reading
Batman was the standout character from The Lego Movie back in 2014 and so Warner Bros. have gone all out and given his own movie. And although the character of Batman is dark and brooding, it turns out being silly and … Continue reading
2o years in the making, T2: Trainspotting reunites us with Spud, Renton, Begbie and Sick Boy on more adventures in Edinburgh. A reunion a lot of fans, and also the cast and crew, have been waiting for, and with Danny Boyle … Continue reading
M. Night Shyamalan’s Split is a return to form after his earlier hits like The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable. A stylish psychological thriller about three teenage girls who are kidnapped and held captive by a man with dissociative personality disorder (DID) Split is definitely one of … Continue reading
A musical for the 21st century, La La Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone – two of the best actors in recent years, and a brilliant on-screen pairing – this hit film of the year which sweeping up awards all over … Continue reading
A powerful tale that combines real-world tragedy with dark fairytales, A Monster Calls is a sad story with powerful theme. Following a young boy trying to deal with his mothers terminal illness, he finds company with a gigantic story-telling tree creature.