Micro-Review: The Courier (2021)

Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan and Angus Wright in The Courier Although this Benedict Cumberbatch led period piece is impressive when you consider the true story it tells, it isn't what makes it so excellent. Telling the story of real life amateur spy Greville Wynne (Cumberbatch) and how he was recruited to ferry Russian secrets to …

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Review: Last Letter From Your Lover (2021) – Stuck on Paper

Shailene Woodley in The Last Letter From Your Lover On paper, where it first started as a novel by Jojo Moyes, The Last Letter From Your Lover seems like ideal romantic escapism. Mediterranean locales, a charming 1960s look and some stellar costume design all seem like the perfect recipe for a solid romantic drama, one …

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Review: Stillwater (2021) – This Isn’t Hollywood

Matt Damon and Lilou Siauvaud in Stillwater It's hard to think back on a fish out of water story like Stillwater and not see a film with an intently American viewpoint overhanging everything that happens. Think Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca, Owen Wilson in Midnight in Paris or even Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost …

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