Film & TV Reviews

The Journey – Film Review

Director: Nick Hamm Starring: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, Freddie Highmore and John Hurt Release Date: 5 May The Journey begins in 2006, as the St Andrews Agreement is being negotiated between British/Irish governments and Northern Ireland’s political parties regarding the devolution of power. Crucial to this deal coming to fruition is embittered adversaries, Democratic Unionist …

The Promise – Film Review

Director: Terry George Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon and Christian Bale Release Date: Out Now With a seemingly endless procession of Holocaust related films in the Hollywood archive, it’s a little astonishing that The Promise marks the first instance of a production that deals with the 1915-1917 Ottoman genocide of Armenians. Indeed, writer/director Terry George …