Florence Pugh

Film Review: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish is visually arresting, spectacularly entertaining and surprisingly mature

December 16, 2022

Given that it has been 11 years since we last saw Puss in Boots garner his own solo outing, it’s fair for any audiences going into this one to have certain reservations.  Not that the original was bad in any manner, but Puss in Boots: The Last Wish isn’t exactly a continuation many were clamouring […]

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Film Review: The Wonder overcomes any pretention thanks to Florence Pugh’s utter conviction

November 3, 2022

When The Wonder first begins there’s a rather pretentious and, ultimately, unrewarding additive that runs the risk of undoing all that will follow.  Niamh Algar‘s soothing vocal tone greets us as our eyes glaze over a constructed film set.  Algar informs us that we are indeed watching a film, but the players involve believe in […]

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Film Review: Don’t Worry Darling, Florence Pugh’s magnetic performance saves ambitious thriller

October 5, 2022

You’d be forgiven for knowing more about Don’t Worry Darling‘s on-set drama and supposed promotional tension than the film itself at this point.  It feels redundant to mention the specifics of such because, ultimately, it has very little bearing on the film’s quality itself; though there is a certain irony in director Olivia Wilde having […]

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The Wonder is a restrained, elegant film boasting another committed turn from Florence Pugh: TIFF 2022 Review

September 19, 2022

When The Wonder first begins there’s a rather pretentious and, ultimately, unrewarding additive that runs the risk of undoing all that will follow.  Niamh Algar‘s soothing vocal tone greets us as our eyes glaze over a constructed film set.  Algar informs us that we are indeed watching a film, but the players involve believe in […]

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Life could be a dream for Florence Pugh and Harry Styles in first Don’t Worry Darling trailer

May 3, 2022

Life could be a dream. If only all my precious plans would come true. If you would let me spend my whole life loving you. Life could be a dream, sweetheart. After her critically acclaimed high-school set comedy debut Booksmart, director Olivia Wilde looks to be proving no flash in the pan with her bold […]

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Say hola to the Puss In Boots: The Last Wish trailer

March 20, 2022

Talking to director Joel Crawford on the eve of the release of the trailer for the long-awaited sequel Puss In Boots: The Last Wish, the enthusiasm for the project was palpable. A storyboard artist for some of DreamWorks Animation’s biggest titles – he can claim his hand in such productions as Kung Fu Panda, Shrek […]

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Win 1 of 5 Blu-ray copies of Marvel’s Black Widow starring Scarlett Johansson

September 9, 2021

The wait is over when Marvel Studios’ Black Widow lands early on Blu-ray™, DVD, 4K Ultra HD™ and Digital September 15th, 2021.  To celebrate the release, we have 5 copies up for grabs! In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff — aka Black Widow — confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. […]

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Film Review: Black Widow proves that a female voice is a tone that suits the Marvel canon

July 6, 2021

Eagerly awaited, though perhaps a few years too late, Marvel’s latest excursion of the bombastic kind – Black Widow – isn’t exactly reinventing the wheel.  That’s not necessarily a bad thing though as Cate Shortland‘s venture adopts a more grounded mentality (at least for the most part), playing as a type-of Bourne Identity actioner that […]

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Black Widow Australian release details revealed: When and where you can watch Marvel’s next film

April 7, 2021

Marvel’s long awaited Black Widow has finally landed on a release date after being shifted around the last year (thanks COVID).  Marvel Studios have announced July 9th for Scarlett Johansson‘s solo outing as Natasha Romanoff as she confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued […]

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Film Review: Fighting With My Family (UK, 2019) is a satisfying crowd-pleaser that will wrestle your funnybone as well as your heart

March 24, 2019

Based on a true story (well-documented in the Channel 4 documentary The Wrestlers: Fighting with My Family), born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige (Florence Pugh) and her brother Zak (Jack Lowden) are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the […]

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