Trophy Boy short film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Emrhys Cooper Starring: Emrhys Cooper, Anthony Johnson, Gerald Mcullough, Donal Brophy LGBT Film Review by: Jack Bottomley Social media and the modern cult of celebrity has become a two-headed beast in many ways. Once upon a time a celebrity was considered someone who had achieved fame through his or her work in the…

McQueen film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui Starring: Alexander McQueen Film Review by: Rachel Willis   The life of iconic fashion designer Alexander McQueen is the subject of director Ian Bonhôte’s documentary, McQueen. With writer and co-director Peter Ettedgui, Bonhôte creates a richly artistic dive into the controversial designer’s life and art.   Dividing his portrait…

Replica short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★ Directed by: Sanket DurshettiwarStarring: Dipti SalunkheShort Film Review by: Owen Herman   With little dialogue and few characters Replica manages to tell a powerful and tragic story. Director Sanket Durshettiwar manages to build an atmosphere and use visual storytelling to convey a devastating message about the harsh lives that some live.  Tejas Padave provides…

The Darkest Minds film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★ Directed by: Jennifer Yuh Nelson Starring: Amandla Stenberg Film Review by: Hope Madden   Let me not be misleading. I did not want to see this movie.   Not just because The Darkest Minds is yet another cinematic adaptation of a dystopian young adult novel.   No, wait. That is why. And if you…

Her Hunter’s Tale short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★ Directed by: Kyra E. Lukas and Patrick Marcel Benito  Starring: Jonny Richard, Kyra E. Lukas, Patrick Marcel Benito, Marcel Zuber, Axel Schmidt-Basler and Xenia Celine Jones Short Film Review by: Niall Maggs Her Hunter’s Tale is a 16-minute short film set in a fantastical medieval period directed by Kyra E. Lukas and Patrick Marcel…

Eighth Grade film review | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★★★ Directed by: Bo Burnham Starring: Elise Fisher, John Hamilton Film Review by: Hope Madden   You can’t be brave without being scared.   That is an insightful comment, but when it’s delivered earnestly by a lonely, introverted 13-year-old determined to come out of her shell in the meanest of all worlds—middle school—it is a…

Fake Emma short film | Film Reviews and Movie Trailers

★★★ Directed by: Kira Bursky and Robert Gowan  Starring: Lindsey Whitus Short Film Review by: Niall Maggs   Fake Emma is a 5-minute short film created by Kira Bursky and Robert Gowan, and briefly tells the story of Emma: a depressed artist who struggles with confidence and loving herself. Depression can be quite a taboo…