Christopher Marchant

Christopher Marchant

Christopher Marchant is an entertainment journalist with a degree in Film from Sussex University, and an MA in Newspaper Journalism from City University London. In his spare time he likes obsessing over American politics and long walks along Ruislip Lido. A collection of Christopher's works can be found at christophermarchant.wordpress.com, and he tweets at @BrianInvincible.

Film Review: Whitney

I was too young for Whitney-mania ('I Will Always Love You' finished its streak at No.1 the week I was born), but to my generation also she is always known as a massively talented individual. She is engrained as a purveyor of 'legacy' music, a voice and a performer that...

Film Review: Adrift

Part-time sailor and full time wandering bum Tami Oldham (Shailene Woodley) runs across rugged older man Richard Sharp (Sam Claflin) while moving through Tahiti. The pair hit it off, and after some happy years together find themselves alone on a boat crossing the Pacific from Tahiti to San Diego. Hurricane...

Film Review: Zama

In a colonial-era South America, bureaucrat Don Diego de Zama (Daniel Giménez Cacho) is trapped in Asunción, continuously rejected transfer by his bosses. In an attempt to break out of his Kafkaesque existence Zama takes part in a dangerous mission to capture bandit Vicuña Porto (Matheus Nachtergaele), on the promise...

Film Review: That Good Night

An audience will have a more involving experience watching That Good Night going in knowing that this was the last film of legendary actor John Hurt. Death is on the horizon throughout the film, as Hurt plays terminally ill screenwriter Ralph looking to reconcile with his estranged son (Max Brown)...

Film Review: Tully

Ever since Juno blew me away at the cinema I've been fascinated by Diablo Cody's work as a screenwriter. She's always worked best delving into the dramas playing out in suburban homes across America, transforming what may be mundane into the witty and heartfelt. While Juno dealt with the impact...

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Film Review: Beast

Described as a 'fairy tale for adults', Michael Pearce's debut feature film is able to capture his home island of Jersey with a brilliant yet terrifying blend of natural beauty and chilling sub-urbanity. The story at the core of Beast is deliberately simple: in a suffocating family atmosphere, a young...

Film Review: Custody

French drama Custody (original title Jusqu'à la garde) opens with mother Miriam (Léa Drucker) and father Antoine (Denis Ménochet) arguing over Antoine's rights to see his two children. Initially there is a level of sympathy for Antoine, and an audience can question whether he is being unfairly maligned by a...

Film Review: Ready Player One

2045 AD. The deceased James Halliday (Mark Rylance) has left his massive fortune inside his defining creation: OASIS, the massive virtual universe people use to escape from the crumbling real world. Halliday left clues on how to inherit his worth that are related to his own insular upbringing, so only...

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