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This has to be one of the most over-hyped movies I have seen for a while. My Slovak friend and I (of Czech origin) had plumped for this having read and heard good things about it. She is a film producer and director and knows a thing or two.
So when I, after half an hour, […]

Promising Young Woman

I admit to being flummoxed as to why this film has been nominated for Best Picture and Carey Mulligan as Best Actress in the 2021 Oscars. And it’s got three more nods in addition…screenplay, film editing and  best director: Emerald Fennell is better known as being Camilla in The Crown and a showrunner in Killing […]

The Whistlers

I admit to being flummoxed by this one! It has had rave reviews and plaudits from other critics but I spent the whole film wondering what on earth was going on.

Billed as a crime-thriller, set in Romania and the Canaries, the story revolves round a corrupt copper, Christi, the deadpan Vlad Ivanov, organising the escape […]