Review: The Kominsky Method

Review: The Kominsky Method

Micheal Douglas and Alan Arkin star in this superbly pitched dry, dark, emotional comedy from Chuck Lorre. Douglas plays Sandy Kominsky an acting coach whose best friend and highly successful agent Norman Newlander (Arkin) is widowed in the first episode. Heart broken and unsure how to carry on the curmudgeonly Newlander is supported by Kominsky…

Review: The Final Table

Review: The Final Table

With The Final Table there’s finally a programme that brings top chefs from around the globe to compete and cook for the leading chefs in the world. It’s the sort of competition that’s been begged for. Making it into a reality TV show though, well that could go horribly wrong. And so it was that…

Tag

Tag

Based on a true story reported by the Wall Street Journal, Tag is about a group of friends that have stayed linked since high school by an on going game of tag played over one month every year. Ed Helms, Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Hannibal Buress and Jake Johnson star as the friends along side…

Oceans 8

Oceans 8

It is of course an unbeatable ensemble cast, but then that’s what the Oceans series is all about. As a relaunch of a successful brand it won’t surprise you that the general plot and the ‘surprise’ twists aren’t original. A nice touch is a few of the original cast members appearing, and the relationship between…

Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

The latest Wes Anderson, and his second animated, film may not have the same emotional depth and hits that The Royal Tenenbaums and Life Aquatic has, but it is pure Anderson. It brings together all the classic tropes of Anderson’s films that have developed over the course of his work. There’s the narrator, the chapters,…

Love Simon

Love Simon

It’s impossible not to have come across Love Simon, before it was even released in the UK, new from it’s casting and production was all over Social Media. Thankfully this charming, comforting and funny film lives up to all the hype that preceded it. The performances of leads Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, and…