A Christmas Carol – Review

https://youtu.be/gyXVIhSsalI Written by Charles Dickens Adapted by David Morris Directed by Jacqui Morris ★★★★ Conceivably this year, Christmas finds itself closer to its Victorian traditions than before. With the grandeur and event-styled nature limited this year, Christmas looks to be closer to home; intimate, and family-centric. Regardless of how one chooses to spend the festive … Continue reading A Christmas Carol – Review

Ashens and the Polybius Heist – Review

https://youtu.be/9Hq0Zm-sv4Y Directed by Riyad Barmania Written by Stuart Ashen 2020/ UK/ 99 mins ★★★★ Gaming culture is far from a contemporary notion, but browse the sock section of any Primark, and you’ll realise the marketability has skyrocketed for ‘mainstream’ audiences. For decades mysteries and rumours have circulated the industry, none quite as perversely believable than … Continue reading Ashens and the Polybius Heist – Review

The Poltergeist – Southwark Playhouse

Written by  Philip Ridley Directed by  Wiebke Green ★★★★★ The level of dedication and pressure placed onto a “child prodigy” is a notoriously gruesome affair. And all too often this expectation snaps, and we find those of immeasurable talent searching out humble jobs with “normal” lives. Sasha is one such star who has dipped. From … Continue reading The Poltergeist – Southwark Playhouse

Lost at Christmas – Review

https://youtu.be/MAP5P5lck6k Directed by Ryan Hendrick Written by Ryan Hendrick & Clare Sheppard UK/2020/100mins ★★★★ Flip through the channels in the coming weeks, and you’ll likely hear many a herald angel sing, a few french hens and a lot of American accents celebrating Christmas shenanigans. And whilst we could possibly be biased here at Corr Blimey, … Continue reading Lost at Christmas – Review

Honey Cigar – French Film Festival

Written & Directed by Kamir Aïnouz  France, Algeria, Belgium / 2020 / 100 mins ★★★ Intimacy is a universally coveted desire. Its neglect can have severe consequences and impacts, and even its perception can alter the relationships we forge. Living under the strict regime of a patriarchal family, Selma begins to recognise the turbulent struggle … Continue reading Honey Cigar – French Film Festival