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Film Review: Moonlight

Written and directed by Barry Jenkins and based on Tarell Alvin McCraney’s unpublished semi-autobiographical play, Moonlight is the coming-of-age tale of Chiron, a young man growing up in Miami. Moonlight is told in three chapters, representing three key stages of his life: Little, Chiron and Black, as he struggles with bullying, a crack-addict mother and…… Continue reading Film Review: Moonlight

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Film Review: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is one of those stories you just can’t believe you didn’t know about. Unless of course you did know about it…in which case why didn’t you tell me? The ‘true’ story here is that of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janaelle Monáe), three of many mathematicians hired by…… Continue reading Film Review: Hidden Figures

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Film Review: Silence

Martin Scorsese’s latest film is religious epic, Silence, a demonstration of his devout Catholicism and his passion for historical drama. Silence is based on Shūsaku Endō’s acclaimed 1966 novel about two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) who has allegedly apostatised – renounced…… Continue reading Film Review: Silence