Worm

Anti Matter – Review

Anti Matter throws a lot of balls in the air at the outset but impressively manages to juggle them all, delivering a taut thriller that should appeal to both hard sci-fi fans and those who don’t know their...
My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel – Review

Novel adaptations are tricky, particularly when it comes to unreliable narrators – thankfully My Cousin Rachel avoids losing the essence of Daphne Du Maurier’s novel, playing with perspective behind and in...
GoinginStyle

Going In Style – Review

With the stop-start pacing of an OAP on a golf cart, Going in Style wastes its first act trudging through ham-fisted politics before abruptly shifting into high gear to speed through the heist itself....
Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures – Review

With a cracking soundtrack and a swinging '60s style, Hidden Figures is bursting with love for the glory days of the space race – although it isn't afraid to question why it's taken this long for this story...
Tower

Tower – Review

Tower stands as a proud example of how documenting humanity's worst moments will always show humanity at its best. This moving film sidesteps typical breakdowns of killer Charles Whitman's identity and...
Gold

Gold – Review

Gold sets out to make its mark as the only adventure film where the plucky, idealistic heroes are a mining corporation. To its credit, it almost works, thanks to a fun central performance and a tight script....
Sing

Sing – Review

There is absolutely no reason the characters in Sing are animals. The version of LA they live in is exactly the same as ours, the plot would function if they didn’t have tails and scales, and the film...
Lion

Lion – Review

Lion, at first glance, has a cracking set of credentials. A blockbuster cast of newcomers and screen veterans? An unbelievable true story that spans decades and continents? A nifty use of the internet and...
AMonsterCalls

A Monster Calls – LFF 2016 Review

Punchy, profound and deeply enchanting, A Monster Calls is a home run for all involved - particularly a stacked cast who all give moving performances tied to a tricky subject, and a director who balances...