Must See Movies: February 2019

At Reel Steel we want to make sure you’re getting the most of your cinematic enthusiasm, so each month we put together our short list of some of the best new releases, from popcorn munching explosion fests to the often weird and wonderful. Take a look at the trailers below and see this month’s recommendations……

2019 Oscars and BAFTAs in review

We’ve rounded-up our reviews of films that have been nominated for awards this season – click on the film title to see our review. More reviews of award nominated films will be added as they get their UK release.   Best Film Oscar and BAFTA nominated The Favourite BlacKkKlansman Oscar nominated Black Panther   Best…

Darkest Hour

Director: Joe Wright Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Stephen Dillane, Samuel West, Ronald Pickup Words – Christian Abbott This is exactly the type of movie you’d expect to see this time of year. It boasts a talented director: Joe Wright, an excellent cast and a narrative of historical significance. Essentially,…

The Shape Of Water

Director: Guillermo del Toro Starring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Jenkins Words: Carly Stevenson Widely praised as his best work since Pan’s Labyrinth (2006), Del Toro’s latest feature is a thoughtful retelling of the age-old Beauty and the Beast trope of fairy-tales and classic monster movies alike. The plot…

2017 Oscars and BAFTA’s in review

We’ve rounded-up our reviews of films from the past year that have made the shortlist to pick up awards this season – click on the film title to see our review. We will be adding more reviews of award nominated films as they get their UK release.   Oscar nominated Best Picture La La Land…

The Big Short

2015 – USA Director – Adam McKay Adapted from the book – ‘The Big Short’ by Michael Lewis Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt Words: J. Wood The financial crash of 2008 has provided material for a number of interesting films over the past few years and this is another, telling the…

2016 BAFTA and Oscars in review

We’ve rounded-up our look at films from the past year that have made the shortlist to pick up awards this season – click on the film title to see our review. Spotlight Oscar Winner: Best Picture Original Screenplay BAFTA Film Award Winner: Original Screenplay The Revenant Oscar Winner: Best Actor – Leonardo DiCaprio Best Director…

Best of 2015

A great year for cinema, this is our selection of the best films released in the UK in the year that was 2015 Sicario Slow West 45 Years Song Of The Sea Housebound It Follows The Look Of Silence The Walk Whiplash you can view our free-to-read online publication giving you reviews of each via…