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FILM REVIEW: A Simple Favour (2018)

Based on the book of the same name by Darcey Bell, A Simple Favour sees Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick), a mummy blogger, trying to raise her young son (Joshua Satine) on her own while keeping up an Energiser bunny-like enthusiasm. Despite her willingness to get involved she hasn’t made many friends, and quickly becomes enamoured by one of the other mothers, the mysterious Emily Nelson (Blake Lively). After sharing a series of playdates where they drink cocktails and exchange secrets, Emily asks Stephanie for a simple favour while her husband (Henry Golding) is away: to pick up her son (Ian Ho) from school. A few days later, there’s still no sign of Emily. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: A Simple Favour (2018)

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Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews: Sausage Party, The Shallows & Tickled

Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews

This week’s short ‘n’ sweet looks at three films which are all very entertaining but in completely different ways. So take your pick: vulgar, scary, or WTF?  Continue reading Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews: Sausage Party, The Shallows & Tickled

FILM REVIEW: The Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline (Lee Toland Krieger, 2015)

Oh the horror of having to stay stuck in Blake Lively’s twenty-nine year old body for the rest of time. I don’t know about you, but that prospect is pretty much my idea of LIVING THE DREAM. The Age of Adaline, however, looks at the downside of such a stroke of luck. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Age of Adaline