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Poor Things (2023) Review

Poor Things (2023) Review

Poor Things (2023) Director: Yorgos LanthimosScreenwriter: Tony McNamaraStarring: Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef, Christopher Abbott, Jarrod Carmichael, Margaret Qualley, Kathryn Hunter, Suzy Bemba, Hanna Schygulla, Vicki Pepperdine Poor Things, adapted from Scottish author Alasdair Gray’s award-winning 1992 novel, is probably Yorgos Lanthimos’ most enjoyable film to date. The maverick director of such distressing work …

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Cruella (2021) Review

Cruella (2021) Review

Cruella (2021) Director: Craig Gillespie Screenwriter: Dana Fox, Tony McNamara Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser Given the current Hollywood model of churning out sequels, prequels, remakes and reboots one could be forgiven for looking at 2015’s Cinderella as the first film in Disney’s current line of live-action remakes. However, upon …

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Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) Review

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) Review

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa Screenwriter: Dan Fogelman Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Kevin Bacon, Marisa Tomei, Analeigh Tipton, Jonah Bobo Well-written and lavishly-casted romantic comedies have been somewhat hard to find in recent years. The most memorable rom-coms of all time are positioned neatly in the …

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Zombieland 2 Movie Review

Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Review

Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Director: Ruben Fleischer Screenwriter: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, David Callaham Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Zoey Deutch Around halfway through Zombieland: Double Tap, Jesse Eisenberg’s Columbus says “I don’t want to toot my own horn”. It’s in reference to his ‘rules’ for surviving Zombieland – a quirk …

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Yorgos Lanthimos The Favourite

The Favourite (2019) Review

The Favourite (2019) Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Screenwriters: Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara Starring: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult, Mark Gatiss, Joe Alwyn An early reading of the C word by Nicholas Hoult set the tone for Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest dark comedy, the delectable dialogue of this subversive period drama being as much of a high …

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