Sicilian Ghost Story Film Still

Sicilian Ghost Story – Review

Sicilian Ghost Story is a difficult film to pin down. Without the desire to spoil its content, there is a great similarity narrative-wise to Ridley Scott’s All The Money In The World, released earlier this...
Skyscraper

Skyscraper – Review

In this latest Dwayne Johnson vehicle, the muscular superstar plays Will Sawyer, a former Navy SEAL who must rescue his family from a skyscraper on fire, whilst going up against a wave of non-descript,...
Whitney

Whitney – Review

It’s been six years since Whitney Houston was found dead in a hotel bathtub. Just as when she was alive, Houston has had novels, books, newspaper headlines, music and now movies focused on her decline....
Overboard

Overboard – Review

To begin, let’s look back. The original Overboard, of 1987, is a low note in Garry Marshall‘s grand directorial career and provided a vehicle for lovebirds Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. It was a flop on...
McQueen

McQueen – Review

A question that any biographical documentary must face is how do you capture the soul, personality, and genius of your subject matter? McQueen tackles the challenge through a thorough, intelligent, and...
Abracadabara

Abracadabara – LFF 2017 Review

Pablo Berger’s latest is the playful madcap comedy Abracadabra. The director doesn’t stay still for long at all. His previous features include the 2012 hit black-and-white silent film Blancanieves which...
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Grain – LFF 2017 Review

Navigating the "Dare" strand of the London Film Festival can bring the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Often there is absolutely no way of telling what lies ahead; it is as thrilling as it is...
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A Ciambra – LFF 2017 Review

Nominated as Italy’s Oscar contender, Jonas Carpignano’s Scorsese-backed follow-up to his acclaimed Mediterrenea is a must-see. Set in the Calabrian coastal town of Gioia Tauro, A Ciambra turns its...
Stratton

Stratton – Review

In the world of Kingsman, Bourne, Bond and even Spooks: The Greater Good, Stratton is unlikely to stand out. More than unlikely, it’s downright certain that this is a franchise that will be sleeping with the...
Fifty Shades Darker

Fifty Shades Darker – Review

Fifty Shades Darker is a movie critics will love to hate, and yet the film will inevitably entice viewers in their intrigued millions. Both perspectives are understandable. "Escapism" is the epitomising...