The Verse’s Oliver Pendlington reviews American political thriller, The Post.  Director: Steven Spielberg Screenplay: Liz Hannah and Josh Singer Stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracey Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie and Carrie Coon Story: In 1971, classified documents of the USA’s involvement […]

The Verse’s Oliver Pendlington reviews The Florida Project (2017) released 5th October 2017.  Film: The Florida Project. Director: Sean Baker Screenplay: Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch Stars: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Kimberly Prince, Bria Vinaite, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera and Caleb Landry Jones Story: Precocious 6-year-old Moonee (Prince) and her mother […]

The Verse’s Oliver Pendlington reviews Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). Director: Martin McDonagh Screenplay: Martin McDonagh Stars: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes and Peter Dinklage Story: Grieving mother Mildred Hayes (McDormand) rents out three billboards on the outskirts of her town to question why the police […]

The Verse’s Oliver Pendlington reviews Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Film: Thor: Ragnarok Director: Taika Watiti Screenplay: Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum; Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins Story: Following the return of powerful Goddess of […]

The Verse’s Tom Hyde reviews Netflix original The Meyerowitz Stories The Meyerowitz Stories — familiarity in family 3.5 stars Often it takes a return to the familiar to make a change. Those well-versed with indie writer/director Noah Baumbach’s work, particularly his Oscar-nominated comedy-drama The Squid and the Whale, will watch […]

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