Movie Reviews

9 May 2014

Ilo Ilo Review

Starring: Chen Tianwen, Yeo Yann Yann, Angeli Bayani Director: Anthony Chen Rating: 4/5 Ilo Ilo is a movie that has already been lighting up the festival circuit - playing at the likes of ...

25 April 2014

The Informant Review

Starring: Gilles Lellouche, Tahar Rahim, Riccardo Scamarcio Director: Julien Leclercq Rating: 2.5/5 Julien Leclercq returns to the director's chair this week for his third feature film The Informant: a movie that is based ...
25 April 2014

Looking For Light: Jane Bown Review

Director: Luke Dodd, Michael Whyte Rating: 4/5 2014 has already been a terrific year for documentary film lovers, and Looking for Light: Jane Bown is another that is not to be missed. A ...

24 April 2014

After The Night Review

Starring: José Zeferino Da Cruz, Pedro Ferreira Director: Basil da Cunha Rating: 3/5 Basil da Cunha makes his feature film directorial debut with this week with film After The Night, as he makes ...

23 April 2014

Transcendence Review

Starring: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy Director: Wally Pfister Rating: 3.5/5 Transcendence is one of the science fiction films that I have been looking forward to for some ...

18 April 2014

Locke Review

Starring: Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott Director: Steven Knight Rating: 4/5 Tom Hardy is one of the most exciting actors around, with a wide range of roles and projects already under his ...

10 April 2014

The Raid 2 Review

Starring: Iko Uwais, Yahan Ruhian, Arifan Putra, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadewo Director: Gareth Evans Rating: 4.5/5 It was back in 2012 when director Gareth Evans and actor Iko Uwais burst onto the big ...
8 April 2014

Oldboy DVD Review

Starring: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley Director: Spike Lee Rating: 2.5/5 Oldboy from Chan-wook Park is widely regarded as one of the best movies of the last fifteen years: it has gone ...

8 April 2014

Don Jon DVD Review

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Rating: 3/5 We are seeing more and more actors make the move from in front of the camera to the director's chair... and ...
31 March 2014

Teenage DVD Review

Director: Matt Wolf Rating: 4/5 Matt Wolf has returned to the director's chair for his fascinating documentary Teenage: his first feature film since Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell in 2008. 'Teenagers' ...

28 March 2014

20 Feet From Stardom Review

Starring: Morgan Neville Rating: 5/5 20 Feet From Stardom is a documentary that just about everyone has been talking about since it started screening on the festival circuit last year. The movie was ...

27 March 2014

My Stuff Review

Director: Petri Luukkainen Rating: 3.5/5 Petri Luukkainen makes his feature film directorial debut this week with My Stuff: a personal film that sees him embark on a year long experiment. In the midst ...

26 March 2014

Dangerous Acts Review

Director: Madeleine Sackler Rating: 4/5 2014 has already been an exciting year for documentary film lovers, and Dangerous Acts is another must see film. If you are a fan of this genre than ...

24 March 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review

Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan Director: Anthony & Joe Russo Rating: 5/5 No year is complete without the release of a Marvel film, and the studio ...
21 March 2014

The Machine Review

Starring: Toby Stevens, Caity Lotz, Denis Lawson Director: Caradog W. James Rating: 4/5 It is not very often that a British sci-fi film comes along, and when they do, you really have to ...

13 March 2014

Short Term 12 Review

Starring: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., Stephanie Beatriz Director: Destin Cretton Rating: 4/5 Short Term 12 is a film that lit up the festival circuit last year, and now the critically acclaimed movie ...

12 March 2014

The Rocket Review

Starring: Sitthiphon Disamoe, Loungnam Kaosainam, Suthep Po-ngam Director: Kim Mordaunt Rating: 4/5 Kim Mordaunt returns to the director's chair this week with his brand new coming of age drama The Rocket. Laos: A boy ...

11 March 2014

The Invisible War Review

Director: Kirby Dick Rating: 5/5 2013 was a fantastic year for documentary films, and that looks set to continue into 2014. The Invisible War is one of the first films in this ...

19 February 2014

Only Lovers Left Alive Review

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt Director: Jim Jarmusch Rating: 4.5/5 If you are despairing at the vampire film genre, then worry no more as Jim Jarmusch delivers the best ...

16 February 2014

Her Review

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney MaraDirector: Spike JonzeRating: 4/5 Her marks the return of Spike Jonze to the director’s chair, in what will be his first film since ...

13 February 2014

The Monuments Men Review

Starring: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray Director: George Clooney Rating: 3.5/5 George Clooney has become one of the most fascinating and exciting directors with the likes of The Ides of ...

9 February 2014

Dallas Buyers Club Review

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner Director: Jean-Marc ValleeRating: 4/5 Matthew McConaughey has changed his career beyond recognition in the last couple of years, grabbing everyone’s attention with the likes of ...
9 February 2014

RoboCop Review

Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish Director: Jose PadilhaRating: 3/5 It was back in 1988 when RoboCop first hit the big screen and we were introduced to the character ...
6 February 2014

The Invisible Woman Review

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Joanna Scanlon, Kristin Scott Thomas Director: Ralph Fiennes Rating: 4/5 Ralph Fiennes is back in the director's chair as he tackles another adaptation. He kicked off his filmmaking ...

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