Tall Girl Review – A Film As Vapid As It Seemed (Rating: 2/10)

I was willing to give it the benefit of the doubt, despite the widespread pre-release criticism. Even at their worst, I usually manage to find the good in rom-coms targeted at teenage girls – we’ve all been there, and I like to think that the current set of 13 year olds are getting some decent movies. But sadly, Tall Girl was everything the brutally mocked trailer suggested … Continue reading Tall Girl Review – A Film As Vapid As It Seemed (Rating: 2/10)

Yesterday Review – A Silly, Scattered, Sincere Rom-Com (Rating: 8/10)

Danny Boyle is a director with a bizarrely diverse filmography. Starting with the black humour and aggression of movies like Trainspotting and 28 Days Later, he eventually moved into more crowd-pleasing work like his Oscar-winning (though now often maligned) Slumdog Millionaire, and the biopic Steve Jobs. This isn’t to say he doesn’t have certain hallmarks; an optimistic humanism is present in even the bleakest of his films, and he is consistently … Continue reading Yesterday Review – A Silly, Scattered, Sincere Rom-Com (Rating: 8/10)