Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok – Review

The emphasis Thor: Ragnarok’s marketing has placed on boisterous irreverence proves only half-true in delivery. In fact, this threequel latches fairly greedily onto the proven Marvel formula throughout. All...

The Lost City of Z – Review

The modern world has shrunk to a claustrophobic size – we can carry most of it around in our pockets. Countries have continued to magnetise, shackling themselves to one another with political, social, and...
Logan

Logan – Berlinale 2017 Review

“Right or wrong, it’s a brand,” Alan Ladd’s Shane philosophises in the western which bears his name. “A brand sticks. There’s no going back.” The line has been included in Logan, the widely...
Colo

Colo – Berlinale 2017 Review

Colo purports to be a kitchen sink-style drama, which is apt: watching it is about as enthralling as washing the dishes. Teresa Villaverde concerns her art with the economic crisis and how such events can...
Oj

O.J.: Made in America – Review

Between black and white are over 500 shades of grey. This is the argument of Ezra Edelman’s exhaustive cinematic thesis on O.J. Simpson; a comprehensive documentary that shows that in order to understand...
LiveByNight

Live By Night – Review

What makes a “bad film”? Does the whole shebang have to be rotten? Or is it just aspects - the director, the cast, the story, the idea? It might be these questions, and probably a few more, that will...