Month: January 2018

  • Become a Reel Insights Patron!

    Become a Reel Insights Patron!

    Hello, I’m Hannah – founder of and sole contributor to Reel Insight! It’s been almost six years since I started Reel Insights and began to write about cinema and the film industry on a weekly basis. Since then, Reel Insights has visited numerous film festivals, interviewed directors about their work and continued to bring you…

  • The Post.

    The Post.

    Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep – the creator and cast alone make The Post an obvious award season favourite. However, with the triumph of Berry Jenkins’ Moonlight at last year’s Academy Awards it seems that the days of conventional Hollywood storytelling ruling the ceremony are now over. Tomorrow, the 2018 Academy Award nominations will be announced and…

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

    Martin McDonagh’s latest is a hot favourite to take home this year’s ‘Best Film’ Academy Award. Seven months after the horrifying murder of a teenage girl in Ebbing, Missouri the local police department are yet to identify any suspects or make any arrests. In a whirlwind of grief, the mother of the murdered rents three…

  • The Worst Films of 2017.

    The Worst Films of 2017.

    Before I’m trampled on by the fandom of Danny Boyle, Ridley Scott, or hung for treason by the hardcore loyal followers of Grace Jones or Edgar Wright, please do take note that the ten films far from represent the worst films cinema had to offer this year. When I consider just how few of the…

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