saraheglin has written 4 reviews for films during 2020.

  • Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

    Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

    ★★★★

    Great fun family movie both for fans of Eurovision and those who hardly know the competition.  If you do know Eurovision you’ll love the insider jokes and cameo appearances though.  There’s plenty of surreal humour, a pacy plot and a steal the show,  hilarious performance from Dan Stevens who plays Russian singer, Alexander Lemtov.  Rachel McAdams is great too. There are plenty of national stereotypes used for cheap gags but they are affectionately done.  Everyone who’s ever followed Eurovision will…

  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    ★★★★

    Excellent acting by the two leads, played by Talia Ryder & Sidney Flanagan.  With limited dialogue, you still feel every emotion, the long unflinching camera on Autumn’s face (Sidney Flanagan) when she has to answer the questionnaire which is behind the film’s title is particularly powerful, compelling and upsetting.  In fact the film isn’t an easy watch and it’s frustrating & traumatic at times to see vulnerable teens in danger but this is what makes the film’s message so powerful.  The reality…

  • I Am Not an Easy Man

    I Am Not an Easy Man

    ★★★★★

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★★

    Really enjoyable Who Done It.  Excellent acting by established stars (stellar cast) and newbies.  Only criticism was it was a little slow to get going. Great end.