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...

The Silent Storm – Review

McFarlane’s feature debut overflows with expansive and explosive emotions. An intense picture that does not coddle, The Silent Storm embraces its atmospheric identity, fervent soundtrack and otherworldly...
The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book – Review

From the dulcet introductory Disney theme and the first hypnotic strains of the nostalgic score, it is evident that The Jungle Book’s audience is in safe hands. This film is an exercise in judgement and...
El Club

El Club – Review

El Club traverses its traumatic themes with lyricism, dark humour and jolting explicitness shaped by a cleverly written and constructed screenplay. It maintains a remarkable atmosphere, instilled by evocative...
Max

Max – Review

Max is very ‘American’ yet not at all alienating, with a charming and interesting premise. Part of the film’s engaging nature derives from quick and adept character development, but the most appealing...
Hot Pursuit

Hot Pursuit – Review

Hot Pursuit is an inoffensive journey into Hollywood déjà vu; it’s all so familiar. The overall effect is not exactly bad (barring an apparent silly-costume quota) but is definitely bland. The film...
Boychoir The Choir

The Choir (Boychoir) – Review

The Choir is a nicely shot film, featuring an endearing protagonist and suitably goofy (and pleasingly multiracial) young co-stars, exalted by beautiful musical moments. Besides the aforementioned merits...