Author: Minou Yuille

When superheros go to war

The Westender’s Minou Yuille reviews the latest offering from Marvel Entertainment: Captain America: Civil War. (Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jnr, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie) Captain America: Civil War is the third and final film in the Captain America series. This series may have started out in the weakest link in Marvel Entertainment’s series of superhero origin films leading up to the big superhero team-up in The Avengers (2012), but has become some of the strongest and most realistic-feeling material in the Marvel canon. Civil War and its predecessor The Winter Soldier have both been helmed by the Russo...

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For lovers of everything French

The Westender’s newest contributor, Minou Yuille, pays a visit to the Alliance-Francaise French Film Festival. Here’s what she saw. The Alliance-Francaise French Film Festival is here again, for its twenty-seventh year running, and with it a whole new host of the best French cinema had to offer in 2015. As a part of this, I recently attended an advance screening of writer-director-actor Clovis Corniliac’s Blind Date, a romantic comedy. I am possibly biased, given that I rarely see a French film I hate, but I enjoyed this charming, light comedy a lot. The plot concerns two neighbours with very...

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