Aquaman

James Wan’s Aquaman follows on from Jason Momoa’s full introduction of the character in 2017’s Justice League to flesh him out with his own adventure. Nobody knows if there’s such a thing as a DC Extended Universe any more but that isn’t stopping Warner Brothers making films featuring those characters. Aquaman was already well into production by the…

Lion

A five year old Indian boy finds himself far from home before being adopted by an Australian couple who raise him to adulthood when he becomes curious about his roots in Garth Davis’ Lion. This is a film of two very distinct halves that don’t quite feel connected. If you’ve seen the trailers then you’ll…

On the Silver Screen – Paddington

Michael Bond’s creation Paddington gets the big screen live action treatment in this well put together family film chronicling Paddington Bear’s first days in the City of London. Paddington is something of an adaptation of the first stories starring the titular bear but it’s been so long since I read them that I really can’t…

On the Silver Screen – Before I Go to Sleep

Before I Go to Sleep is a thriller based on a novel of the same name written by S.J. Watson. Written and directed by Rowan Joffe this film focuses on Christine Lucas (Nicole Kidman) who wakes up with no memory of who she is or how she got there and becomes scared when confronted by…