​​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

Sweet Girl (2021) – Reel Review

Director: James Gunn | 1h 49mins | Action, Drama, Thriller After losing his wife to cancer Ray Cooper (Jason Mamoa) vows to bring justice to those who denied her life saving treatment. While in search of those who did his family wrong, Ray’s daughter Rachel (Isabel Merced) tries to keep him safe.  In Netflix’s vast catalogue of original content you’ll find a plethora of action … Continue reading Sweet Girl (2021) – Reel Review

The Suicide Squad (2021) – Reel Review

Director: James Gunn | 2h 12mins | Action, Adventure, Fantasy A group of ex-cons and supervillians with extraordinary abilities are teamed together to help the US government complete shady jobs. Their latest mission, with no option but to accept it, is to infiltrate a top secret facility and destroy any knowledge of ‘Project Starfish’. After the cataclysmic disappoint that was David Ayer’s Suicide Squad back … Continue reading The Suicide Squad (2021) – Reel Review

In the Earth (2021) – Reel Review

Director: Ben Wheatley | 1h 47mins | Thriller, Sci-Fi, Horror During a global pandemic a scientist (Joel Fry) and a Park Ranger (Ellora Torchia) venture into the forest to find a research hub. After being left shoeless and robbed, the two begin to learn about the forest’s deep-rooted myth.  Although the pandemic has been an arduous experience for the world-over some directors have used it … Continue reading In the Earth (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

Jungle Cruise (2021) – Reel Review

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | 2h 7mins | Action, Adventure, Fantasy Dr. Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt) travels to Brazil in order to find a healing flower that could save all mankind. To get where she wants, she hires the aid of insufferable boat captain, Frank (Dwayne Johnson).  There aren’t many studios in the world that can create a summer blockbuster from just the inspiration of a … Continue reading Jungle Cruise (2021) – Reel Review

Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021) – Reel Review

Director: Questlove | 1h 58mins | Documentary, Music During the Summer of ‘69, Icons and musicians joined together for a 6 week festival called The Harlem Cultural Festival. Over 350,000 people attended, but the history books seem to have forgotten about one of the most monumental festivals of all time.  Sly & the Family Stone, Nina Simone, David Ruffin, Gladys Knight, The 5th Dimension, B.B. … Continue reading Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (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