Plus One – G.L.

Another day, another romantic comedy. The world of cinema is incurably saturated with films of this sort, many of which simply and rightfully slip through the cracks and plunge deep into the abyss. However, sometimes, a shining light bursts through to save the day once more. There is an audience for this genre – like…

A Paris Education – G.L.

Originally posted on QTAS REVIEWS:
If someone believes it is time that they receive a cultural education and life-changing experience, where do they go? The answer? Paris of course. The city of love opens doors to the mind and soul like no other destination (or at least that is what the general perception is). This…

Queen & Slim – G.L.

Melina Matsoukas’s Queen & Slim brings Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith on screen together for the first time as they play two young, unnamed African Americans whose lives are thrust into chaos. What was simply meant to be a Tinder date turns into a race for their freedom. When pulled over by a policeman, Slim (Kaluuya) shoots…

Everything: The Real Thing Story – G.L.

A feature-length documentary telling the story of British soul group The Real Thing, Everything: The Real Thing Story revisits the past in which the four young men from Liverpool burst into both the UK charts and the US Billboard Hot 100. With interviews and contributions from band members, friends, associates and even ex-girlfriends, the picture gives a…

QTAS 92nd Oscars Predictions

It’s that time of year again! So here is our wish list for just a few of the key categories… These aren’t predictions, but simply what we would love to see happen…

Midnight Traveler – G.L.

  Shot entirely on three mobile phones, Midnight Traveler depicts the very personal trials and tribulations of Hassan Fazil, a filmmaker from Afghanistan, as he and his family flee the country following the Taliban’s call for his head. With little idea of how and when they might reach the safety of Europe, Hassan and his family embark…

The Personal History of David Copperfield – G.L.

The eighth novel by Charles Dickens, David Copperfield tells the story of the life of the man in question, following his various escapades and adventures as he grows from a young boy to a fully fledged and entitled adult, recalling all of the unique individuals he met along the way and establishing how they carved…

A Hidden Life – G.L.

War can be considered a horrible beast; and in this day and age, no one is called up for military service and required to fight if they don’t wish to. This, of course, as we all know, was not the case during the Second World War for either the Allies or the Axis, and one fateful…

Just Mercy – G.L.

Originally posted on QTAS REVIEWS:
Based on a true story and taking inspiration from the actions of the real individuals at its heart, Just Mercy stars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx in one of the most painfully authentic biopics of 2019. A story which should never have to be told, the film takes the viewer back…

Playing with Fire – G.L.

Playing with Fire is brought to screens by the studio that made Daddy’s Home and Daddy’s Home 2, and is directed by Andy Fickman, who in the past has spearheaded Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and She’s the Man. If these introductions don’t set the tone for what type of film Playing with Fire is going to be, then there isn’t much more to…