Tag Archives: London

Review – The Limehouse Golem

2016’s The Limehouse Golem is an atmospheric thriller set in Victorian London, directed by relative newcomer Juan Carlos Medina – whose previous feature film was 2012’s Painless. Bill Nighy stars as Inspector John Kildare a formerly well regarded police officer, who has been previously sidelined. As a vicious serial killer known as the ‘Limehouse Golem’ claims their latest victim, he

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Review – Allied

The latest review is of the 2016 World War 2 thriller, Allied. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, and starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, the film follows two spies as they initially unite to complete a mission in Casablanca, Morocco, only to then fall in love and get married. It is directed by Steven Wright (previously wrote Locke, Eastern Promises, and

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Review – Darkest Hour

One of the most famous individuals of the 20th century, Winston Churchill, is the focus for the new historical drama Darkest Hour – with director Joe Wright. Set in a 3 week period during 1940, we see Churchill coming to power and near immediately facing the pressures from his own party to seek a potential compromise with the German army,

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Review – Love Actually

Love…actually…is all around… As part of my Christmas build up, I’ve recently re-watched the 2003 Richard Curtis written and directed Love Actually. The film features a large ensemble cast and works across a number of different types of love stories weaving together through family relationships, coincidence and social links in a way that creates a hugely engaging tale in the

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