Interstellar – Review

Interstellar is magnificently ambitious. It is just a shame that narrative appears to be the stubbiest finger upon the grasping palm of its lofty aspirations. Nolan’s space odyssey detonates some of the...

Boyhood – Review

Richard Linklater’s expertise - or at least his largest triumphs - has been in the capturing of rapidly burning candles. By comparison, Boyhood (a project filmed over twelve years) is a great fire; burning...

Transcendence – Review

Which is worse: a bad film or a disappointing one? Transcendence manages to be both at the same time. Wally Pfister’s directorial debut is a fractured crazy pavement, cementing together thick slabs of...

Calvary – Review

A darkness hangs over Calvary; as bleak and angry as a pregnant thundercloud. Those hoping for a thematic sequel to The Guard will quickly discover that they won’t find it here. Calvary isn’t perfect; the...