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...
Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond – Review

Deep upon the rugged planet of Altamid, Commander Spock and Lieutenant Commander McCoy ruminate the consequences of thanatophobia. “The fear of death is illogical,” concludes Spock, but McCoy is quick to...