Author Archives: evanrobertmarshall

Mary Magdalene

Will there be a duller movie this year (or ever?) than Mary Magdalene. Hard to imagine. Please let me know if there is – but don’t show it to me in case I die of boredom. Cinema can really inspire … Continue reading

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Lady Bird

Greta Gerwig’s coming of age movie is a gently amusing journey with its heart in all the right places. It probably doesn’t really go anywhere in the end and never seems to set its ambitions too high but it’s an … Continue reading

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Black Panther

It would probably shock some people who know me to discover that I don’t normally like superhero movies, despite being a comics fan. However, I really enjoyed this one and it felt like a breath of fresh air in a … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water

Hmmmmm. I’d been looking forward to this one quite a bit but came away immensely disappointed. I suspect I’m probably in a minority as I’ve seen nothing but universal praise for it but I felt it failed on all sorts … Continue reading

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Believe all the plaudits you’ve read as this is the kind of movie which makes you appreciate the wonder of cinema for its whole duration and on every bend of its magnificent journey. There’s not a great deal more I … Continue reading

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Murder on the Orient Express

I missed out on this one at Christmas so was happy to snap up a morning screening for old people! Although I guess Christmas is pretty much the right time to be watching this, not only because of the snowy … Continue reading

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Early Man

It’s hard to go wrong with anything at all made by Aardman, who have been consistently entertaining me since Morph appeared on Take Hart over 40 years ago, and this delightful tale of a primitive tribe discovered by greedy bronze … Continue reading

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