Zero Days

Zero Days – Review

Alex Gibney sits comfortably beside the likes of Asif Kapadia and Joshua Oppenheimer as one of the best documentarians working today. After the likes of Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, the Oscar winning...
Chi Raq

Chi-Raq – Berlinale 2016 Review

“This is an emergency!” Spike Lee proclaims at the outset of his latest feature. There is an anger coursing through Chi-Raq that hasn’t been felt in the director’s work for some time; as passionate as...
Dont Breathe

Don’t Breathe – Review

It seems something is up with Detroit. First there was Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive, then David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows; now Fede Alvarez’s supremely effective Don’t Breathe can join...
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The Commune – Review

After finding success with his adaptation of Hardy’s Far From the Maddening Crowd, Thomas Vinterberg returns to his native language for a dramatic study into both isolation and community in which the...
BFG

The BFG – Review

It's hard to think of a more faithful recent adaptation than Spielberg's The BFG. Certainly among blockbusters, it is absolutely the work of a filmmaker caught under the spell of a much-loved novel. The...