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FILM REVIEW: The Lobster

The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015)

If you’re sick of the constant remakes, reboots, biopics, book adaptations, and mindless action films that together make up the bulk of your options at the cinema, then Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster will be a welcome relief. Currently in limited release, its premise is about as weird as you can get, but you can also be assured that it isn’t alienating in a no-one-will-get-this-unless-they-are-a-film-wanker kind of way. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Lobster

FILM REVIEW: Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks (John Lee Hancock, 2013)

Saving Mr. Banks is based on the true story of how Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) finally convinced author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) to hand over the film rights to her book, Mary Poppins. Most people will be familiar with the 1964 film, even if they have not watched it in its entirety. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Saving Mr. Banks