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Zehra Phelan

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Once failed wannabe actress, Ex-music industry veteran who once dabbled in Artist Management, and now Film Journalist extraordinaire. My love for the arts has seen my fingers in many pies but my love of Film won the battle. Current work credits include Film Editor at Flavourmag, Film Journalist/Writer at HeyUGuys, London Live's London Film Club and DIY Magazine. Previous work credits contributor at The Voice Newspaper, FlickFeast, MyFilmClub and film review slot on radio.

Aladdin Review

Filmmaker Guy Ritchie embarks on a whole new world in Disney’s latest live action remake of a movie that is close to the hearts...

Colette – The Costumes From Sketch to Screen

The period drama is always home to an abundance of glorious costumes, a staple prop, as it were, to set the scene and give...

Detective Pikachu Review

Pays service to the Pokémon fan base but it's Ryan Reynolds Pikachu that injects the fun. If you’ve been living under a rock for the...

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Review

If it wasn't for Zac Efron embodying every inch of Ted Bundy's charismatic persona with a stunningly mesmerizing performance we'd be left with a...

Avengers: Endgame Review

Epic and spectacular, an emotional rollercoaster that none of us will ever forget. For the past 11 years, Marvel’s Avengers characters of Iron Man (Robert...

Greta Review

Trashy, predictable and lifeless, there just aren’t any thrills to be had with this thriller, although Isabelle Huppert makes for one special psycho. In Neil...

Dragged Across Concrete Review

A smouldering slow burn which drags and fizzles out without an explosive ending. Filmmaker S. Craig Zahler isn’t one to shy away from gratuitous violence;...

Little Review

Fundamentally flawed but it has some wicked one-liners that cut close to the PC bone leading to an ultimately timely message. For anyone thinking isn’t...

Wild Rose Review

Drenched in realism, unconventional turns and a wee belter in its leading lady, Jessie Buckley. Just rip the lyrics out of the heart of...

Pet Semetary Review

A creepy 21st-century remake. A resurrected classic that turns out to be a comedy of grisly errors. Stephen King has certainly been the godfather of horror...

Shazam Review

A popcorn frenzy, it has bundles of fun, entertainment and charm, it’s a welcome way forward if you are suffering from Superhero fatigue. Warner Bros....

Dumbo Review

Bringing it up to date for today’s audiences has left this feeling flat; the magic has left the circus. If it isn’t broke, don’t fix...

At Eternity’s Gate Review

Dafoe is mesmerising as Van Gogh; Schnabel delivers some masterful strokes the emptiness can become quite deafening. Vincent Van Gogh, an eccentric, bold and sensitive...

Us Review

Freakishly fun but ultimately clunky and frightening, Lupita Nyong'o is a complete a badass. After the stand-out success of Get Out, audiences have been waiting...

Five Feet Apart Review

Commendably highlights the issues of Cystic Fibrosis sufferers, you’ll learn a thing or two about this illness as well as be sappily charmed. If there is...

Benjamin Review

Through all its Shoreditch hipster pretention there is a fine balancing act of witty inelegance. For those of us who can remember as far back as 2000,...

What Men Want Review

Except for ticking the right diversity boxes and a few funny moments, this isn't even what women want let alone what men want. In the...

Ben is Back Review

Gritty with an intimate reality, Ben is Back hits a little harder than other recent addiction stories but fails to give us the ultimate high.   Addiction...

Captain Marvel Review

A no-nonsense, punchy and fierce introduction to Captain Marvel - Who runs the world? GIRLS! Finally, The MCU has followed Warner Bros DC lead with...

On The Basis of Sex Review

This is in no way groundbreaking stuff but it does rile up frustration on behalf of women everywhere with a clenched fist. Deep Impact’s Mimi Leder...

Cold Pursuit Review

Overacted and at times and patronising in it’s over explanation of its own jokes teeters on the edge of its enjoyability for the popcorn...

A Private War Review

Transfixing, uncompromisingly visceral and tonally raw, Heineman’s A Private War is a powerfully traumatic memoir. There comes a time we all need a little reminder...

Vanessa Hudgens on Second Act and working with Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez is back on the big screen strutting her stuff in 'Second Act'. A movie which is a part comedy and features women...

All Is True Review

Engulfed in bitter sadness and sweet sentimentality which, at times, loses itself to overwhelming grief. For anyone familiar with Ben Elton’s Upstart Crow, another of...

Boy Erased Review

Joel Edgerton delivers a wake-up call to those blinded by their faith with a gentle gut-punch. The second film within 6 months to address gay conversion...

Green Book Review

A charming road trip which is truly affecting. Farrelly's has delivered a touchingly tender bromance story in the face of adversity. Controversies aside, Peter Farrelly's...

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Review

A fitting end to the much-loved series deliciously visual spectacular with an emotional arc of dog like proportions. After nine years of Dean DeBlois’s dalliance with...

Vice Review

Filled to the brim with eye-opening power plays delivered with excellence.  It’s a Vice that just kept on giving with frequently witty scenarios and...

Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick on A Simple Favour

Back at the time of its cinema release, Paul Feig's slick, stylish and ultimately funny 'A Simple Favour' was a hit with both critics...

Monsters and Men Review

Sombre, gritty, timely and full of understated indignation but lacks a gratifying conclusion. It’s a horrifying fact that we are only well acquainted to hearing...

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