Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 – Review

Apart from the man himself, no one thinks Deadpool 2 is for everyone. The merc’s specific brand of raunchy, gory bullshit comes at you thick and fast, as well as a steady patter of in-your-face meta-gags...
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Entebbe – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 22/02/18 as part of Berlinale. The hijacking of Air France 139 was the work of numerous factions allied to a range of political causes, and their interplay is one of the...
Isle Of Dogs

Isle of Dogs – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 19/02/18 as part of Berlinale Festival. It’s hard to decide which elements of Isle of Dogs are the definitive "perfect fit" for Wes Anderson. Obviously Fantastic Mr....
Blockers (1)

Blockers – Review

As an ensemble piece, Blockers has a lot to juggle - it’s basically two three-handers colliding as the parents and children both fall into their own prom night misadventures, but the film also has to make...
The Prayer

The Prayer – Berlinale 2018 Review

For the most part The Prayer gets the most obvious rehabilitation tropes out of the way in the first act, giving itself room to move at its own pace through Thomas’ recovery. The languorous movement is...
The Real Estate

The Real Estate – Berlinale 2018 Review

One early scene of The Real Estate hints at promise, as our lead Nojet prepares to go door to door and speak to her new tenants. Léonore Ekstrand is given room to breathe, and she attempts to establish some...
U July 22

U – July 22 – Berlinale 2018 Review

To many, U - July 22 should not exist. Putting aside that debate for a moment, the skill at play in 22 is certainly worthy of praise: Erik Poppe and DoP Martin Otterbeck capture the 72-minute attack in a...
Eva

Eva – Berlinale 2018 Review

After making waves last year in Paul Verhoeven’s revenge thriller Elle, Isabelle Huppert once again finds herself the headliner in a psychological thriller, this time as the brusque femme fatale Eva. As you...
Isle Of Dogs

Isle of Dogs – Berlinale 2018 Review

It’s hard to decide which elements of Isle of Dogs are the definitive "perfect fit" for Wes Anderson. Obviously Fantastic Mr. Fox has already proven that stop-motion and anthropomorphic animal antics gel...
The Bookshop

The Bookshop – Berlinale 2018 Review

Charming and inconsequential, The Bookshop perfectly evokes the sensation of losing yourself in a good book. Nothing too heavy – more of a summer read than daunting prose – we are led stepping into its...