Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: The Witches

Movie Review: The Witches

Roald Dahl was, most likely, a staple of your childhood. I know he was for me, and the odd consistencies of these big-screen adaptations of his classic stories is a rather remarkable feat. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is a personal favourite, Matilda a nostalgia classic for anyone that grew up at the turn of the 21st century, and Fantastic Mr. Fox is […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Supernova

Movie Review: Supernova

Caring for someone that’s nearing the end of their life is never easy. Emotionally tolling, especially if that person is a close relative or loved one. We see such a relationship in Supernova, as Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci) come to terms with Tusker’s early-onset dementia diagnosis. Travelling around the country in a touching […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: The Children Act

Review: The Children Act

Drama movies offer up one of the largest varieties of quality the film industry has ever seen. Sometimes we’ll see all-time greats such as 12 Angry Men, The Shawshank Redemption or Whiplash. Other times, we may have to sit through middle of the road mundanities like The Children Act, a harrowingly mismatched and dull movie starring Emma Thompson and Stanley […]

 Daniela Ralu Nastase

Review: Spotlight

After winning an Oscar for the Best Picture later, Spotlight has arrived in North East! The movie follows a team of elite journalists (called suggestively Spotlight) on their way of uncovering decades of children abuses made by priests and hidden by church. When a new editor comes to the Boston Globe, Spotlight is assigned a […]