Iris Film Festival: Day 3 Film Reviews

Here I bring to you more reviews from the Iris Film Festival! I’m nearly done!! Yay!! Only 12 more reviews after this!! I can do it!! Best British Shorts 2 We started the day with the second Best British Short category which was titled ‘Queer Now’. This was a category that had mixed reviews from…

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Iris Film Festival: Iris Prize Day 2 Reviews

Here is my second batch of reviews on the Iris Film Festival shorts. My apologise it’s taking so long!! 26 done, 24 more to go! Iris Prize Shorts 4 Kicking off the second day of the festival with the Iris Prize Shorts 4 and the theme of this particular short programme was ‘Finding Pride’. This…

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Iris Prize Day 1

I recently attended the Iris International Film Festival which focuses solely on Queer cinema. The Iris Prize, which began in 2007, is an international LGBT film prize which is open to any film which is by, for, about or of interest to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex audiences and which must have been completed…

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Film Review: Shape Of Water

Name: Shape of Water Released: 2017 Director: Guillermo del Toro Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor Actor(s): Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins Plot Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the…

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Film Review: Black Panther

Name: Black Panther Release Date: February 13th Year: 2018 Director: Ryan Coogler Writer: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole Actor(s): Chadwick Bosnan, Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o Plot: After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s…

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