REEL Review – Le Mans ’66 (2019)

Le Mans ’66 (2019) DIRECTOR: JAMES MANGOLD | RUNTIME: 2H 32MINS | BIOGRAPHY, DRAMA Mid 1960’s and Ferrari dominates the race track whilst Ford churns out the everyday American car. Ford decide to enlist the help of sports car designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) to beat Ferrari at their own game – the 1966 24 hours of Le Mans … Continue reading REEL Review – Le Mans ’66 (2019)

REEL Review – Joker (2019)

director: Todd Phillips | runtime: 2hr 1min | drama, thriller, crime Set in 1981, Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) struggles to readjust into society after being released from a psychiatric hospital. Difficulty with starting a standup career, ineffective medication and a city rampant with crime and poverty leads him down a dark and violent path. Since it’s release, Joker has been incredibly divisive between those claiming … Continue reading REEL Review – Joker (2019)

REEL Review – Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood (2019)

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Runtime: 2h 41min | Comedy, Drama Late 1960’s and fading TV Western actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) alongside his personal stunt double, Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) are struggling to make their way in the ever changing landscape of Hollywood. Meanwhile, rising female star Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie) becomes neighbours with Dalton, and relishes in the success of her early career. As … Continue reading REEL Review – Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood (2019)

REEL Review – Parasite (2019)

Parasite (2019) Director: Joon Ho Bong | Runtime: 2h 12mins | Comedy, Thriller | Language: Korean An unemployed family manages to find work by scheming their way into a rich families life. Everything goes according to plan until the old housemaid returns one evening to retrieve something she had forgotten. Although Joon Ho Bong has a catalogue reminiscent of a genre director, this title has … Continue reading REEL Review – Parasite (2019)

REEL Review – The Lion King (2019)

The Lion King (2019) director: Jon Favreau | Runtime: 1h 58mins | Adventure, Animation When Mufasa (James Earl Jones) dies at the hands of his jealous and cunning brother Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor), his newly born cub Simba (JD McCrary, Donald Glover) runs away with the belief that it was his own fault. With Scar as the new ruler, Simba must make the decision whether or … Continue reading REEL Review – The Lion King (2019)