On Netflix: Naked (2017)

“Nervous about finally getting married a guy is forced to relive the same nerve-wracking hours over and over again until he gets things right on his wedding day.” – IMBD Year: 2017 Genre: Comedy Director: Michael Tiddes Ciematography: David Ortkiese Editor: Lawrence Jordan Cast: Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall, Neil Brown Jr, Dennis Haysbert, Loretta Devine…

CineReview: Ingrid Goes West (2017)

I went to see ‘Ingrid Goes West’ with a Q&A at the Arclight in Hollywood. An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star. – IMBD Year: 2017 Genre: Comedy Director: Matt Spicer Cinematographer: Bryce Fortner Editor: Jack Price Production Design: Susie Mancini Cast: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth…

On Netflix: Moana (2016)

“In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.” – imdb.com Disney’s Moana. Finally I got around to see this. Fun fact: Some places in Europe her name was changed to Vaiana.…

On Netflix: Okja (2017) !

After seeing some of my friends recommending this film, I realised I had to watch it as soon as I could. “Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named Okja.” – IMBD page. Director: Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, The Host, Memories…

The Boy (2016)

Title: The Boy Year: 2016 Run Time: 1h 37mins Director: William Brent Bell Writer: Stacey Menear Stars: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell Synopsis: An American nanny is shocked that her new English family’s boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the…

CineReview: Suicide Squad (2016) *No Story Spoilers*

Title: Suicide Squad Year: 2016 Director/Writer: David Ayer Cinematographer: Roman Vasyanov Editor: John Gilroy Cast: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis. (Full List) Synopsis: A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency (imbd.com). Thoughts: Having been waiting for this film for a while, I…