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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.

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...

Beautiful Boy Review

Chalamet’s powerful performance make this dizzying picture a horrifying realisation of parental anguish. The subject of drug addiction depicted in film, more often than not,...

Watch an Exclusive Clip from Drake’s Monsters and Men

After Monsters and Men premiered at Sundance and won the Special Jury Award for Outstanding First Feature, Altitude Film Distribution have partnered with platinum...

Stan & Ollie Review

A touchingly poignant journey focusing on the twilight years of the legendary comedy duo. Iconic comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were once the...

The Upside Review

An enjoyable life-affirming movie that stays true to the heart of the original film, reiterating there’s more to Hart’s acting abilities than his Calamity Jane skit. With the increasing popularity...

The Favourite Review

Olivia Colman puts in an award-winning performance in this hilarious bat-shit crazy picture which is by far Lanthimos at his uninhabited finest. Not one to stick...

Mary Poppins Returns Review

If you are going to wait long enough for a sequel, over fifty years will just about do it. Disney has dug deep into...

Mortal Engines Review

Dystopian YA novel adaptations seem to be a trend that will not go away, The Hunger Games set a precedent that most fail to...

Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse Review

All we needed was another Spider-Man movie... or so we thought. After losing count on how many time’s Peter Parker stories can be told...

Sorry To Bother You Review

Just five months after the US release of Boot’s Riley’s brash anti-capitalist Sorry To Bother You it has finally arrived in the UK. Due...