​​Last Night in Soho (2021) – Reel Review

Director: Edgar Wright | 1h 58mins | Thriller, Mystery Young fashion designer Eloise (Thomasin McKenzie) moves from Cornwall to study at the University of the Arts, London. After taking a bedsit, she begins to dream of Sandie (Anya Taylor-Joy), an up and coming nightclub singer, and the unexpected past of the sixties turns their dreams into a nightmare. Those familiar with Edgar Wright’s filmography will … Continue reading ​​Last Night in Soho (2021) – Reel Review

Cinderella (2021) – Reel Review

Director: Kay Cannon | 1h 53mins | Musical, Romance Based on the famous fairy tale, Ella (Camila Cabello) has big dreams of becoming a dressmaker, whilst her stepmother (Idina Menzel) attempts to marry her off. At the same time, Prince Robert (Nicholas Galitzine) is forced into finding himself a suitable wife. 2015 is as far as we have to go to find another rendition of … Continue reading Cinderella (2021) – Reel Review

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (2021) – Reel Review

Director: Joshua Rofe | 1h 32mins | Documentary Bob Ross inspired a generation of artists through his long running TV show The Joy of Painting, but his son Steve tells the story of how his father’s business partners stole his family’s name. Netflix has become known for its original content, in particular the many documentaries they often produce. Though many will know the TV shows … Continue reading Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (2021) – Reel Review

Black Widow (2021) – Reel Review

Director: Cate Shortland | 2h14mins | Action, Sci-Fi Set just after the events of Captain America: Civil War, on the run Avenger Natasha Romanoff (Scarlet Johansson) attempts to completely fall off the grid until she unexpectedly comes face to face with her past; Her ‘sister’ Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh) and their ‘parents’ Alexia Shostakov (David Harbour) and Melina Vostokoff (Rachel Weisz). Every review you’ll read … Continue reading Black Widow (2021) – Reel Review

The Tomorrow War (2021) – REEL Review

Director: Chris McKay | 2h 18mins | Sci-Fi, Action Dan Forester (Chris Pratt) is pulled into a war 30 years in the future, where humans are losing to a futuristic alien race. Despite the overwhelming presence of streaming services over the past few years there’s been a reluctance towards blockbusters (this year’s pandemic being the exception), high-concept smash ‘em ups that often dominate the summer … Continue reading The Tomorrow War (2021) – REEL Review

H.A.G.S Have A Good Summer (2021) – REEL Review

Director: Sean Wang | 9mins | Documentary, Short Filmmaker Sean Wang reminisces about high school and flicks through his 8th grade yearbook, calling his old friends – many he hasn’t spoken to since 2008. Now released as a New York Times Op-Ed documentary, director and producer Sean Wang uses his wave of nostalgia to find a brief but insightful story in catching up with old … Continue reading H.A.G.S Have A Good Summer (2021) – REEL Review

Us Again (2021) – REEL Review

Director: Zach Parrish | 7mins | Animation, Family, Short A elderly couple rekindle their more youthful days during a rainstorm in a city full of dance. Zach Parrish’s newest short film for Disney is the first of the studio’s to be released in cinema’s in 4 years (the last being a Frozen short attached to Coco in 2017), playing with Raya and the Last Dragon … Continue reading Us Again (2021) – REEL Review

The Last of the Chupacabras (2021) – REEL Review

Director: Jessica Mendez Siqueiros | 7mins | Family, Short Chepa (Melba Martinez) is a tamale vendor on the streets of LA – and ‘the last of her kind’. After opening a box of her puppets, she accidentally summons Chup – a Chupacabra – unexpectedly bringing a bit more happiness with it. A new initiative series created by Disney called Launchpad aims to bring fresh ideas … Continue reading The Last of the Chupacabras (2021) – REEL Review

Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) – Review

Director: Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada | 1h 47mins | Animation, Adventure, Family 500 years ago the dragons living in the land of Kumandra sacrificed themselves to save humankind from an evil swarm called the Druun. Now the Druun have returned, Raya (Kelly Marie Tran) must track down shards of a broken relic to bring back peace to Kumandra. In their latest effort to capitalise … Continue reading Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) – Review

Stump The Guessers (2020) – REEL Review

Director: Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson | 19mins | Short, Comedy, Fantasy, Silent The Guesser (Adam Brooks) works at a fairground, using his mind reading abilities to answer any question posed to him. After his act begins to fall apart, all in front of his long lost sister who he now wishes to marry by disproving the theory of heredity. Guy Maddin has made … Continue reading Stump The Guessers (2020) – REEL Review