Legions (2019) – Reel Review

Director: Dariusz Gajewski | 2h 20mins | War, Drama, Romance | Language: Polish With the explosion of WWI and allied powers at war, a Polish military force is formed to fight against the countries that occupy Poland. While at war, many soldiers fight hardship and heartbreak all in the name of freedom.  The War genre is arguably one of the most overplayed genres to date, … Continue reading Legions (2019) – Reel Review

Rye Lane (2023) – Reel Review

Director: Raine Allen-Miller | 1h 22mins | Comedy, Romance A chance meeting at a mutual friend’s art exhibit leads Dom and Yas on an eventful night through South London, reflecting on their respective break-ups. Raine Allen-Miller’s vibrant romantic comedy is a celebration of its surroundings. Done in the style of Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise, in which two people fall in love over a single night, … Continue reading Rye Lane (2023) – Reel Review

Boston Strangler (2023) – Reel Review

Director: Matt Ruskin | 1h 52mins | Drama, Crime, Biography In 1960’s Boston, Journalist Loretta McLaughlin is the first to spot a connection between a string of murders leading to the investigation of the infamous ‘Boston Strangler’.  The niche subgenre of journalistic investigation is spearheaded by Alan Pakula’s All the President’s Men and, more recently, Tom McCarthey’s spectacular Spotlight. Both films are a testament to … Continue reading Boston Strangler (2023) – Reel Review

7 Great Films Snubbed at the 95th Academy Awards

This year’s Academy Awards was a controversy-free celebration. Many of the awards handed out went to deserved winners, there were feel-good moments as Ke Huy Quan and Brendan Fraser accepted their awards after years away from the spotlight and there was no doubt that Everything Everywhere All At Once’s historic 7 wins were warranted. But, like all years at the Oscars, there are some omissions … Continue reading 7 Great Films Snubbed at the 95th Academy Awards