The Emoji Movie

The Emoji Movie – Review

The Emoji Movie struggles to know its audience from the very beginning. It wants to be an earnest film about the wonders of the inside of a smartphone, but also wants to mock teenagers for depending on them....
Stanley And Bud

It Comes at Night – Review

Trey Edward Shults' second feature is one that comes from a place of deep anguish. As the director himself has previously pointed out, the film was made following the death of a relative, and the first thing...
Ansel Elgort;Jon Hamm;Eiza Gonzalez;Jamie Foxx

Baby Driver – Review

From the first car chase – set to ‘Bellbottoms’ – Baby Driver makes its mission clear in a manner not unlike Damien Chazelle's crossover hit La La Land: this is another untraditional musical....
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The Hatton Garden Job – Review

The Hatton Garden Job, from the very beginning, is an exhausting waste of time. There's nothing in this film that inspires joy, instead, it's a two-hour long stare into an abyss where creativity has died and...
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Fast and Furious 8 – Review

The first in years not to star the late Paul Walker, Fast and Furious 8 continues the franchise’s trend of one-upping itself when it comes to implausible vehicular action – along with some pretty solid...
Ghost in the Shell 2017

Ghost in the Shell – Review

Even ignoring the anime adaptation, Rupert Sanders’ take on Ghost in the Shell feels like well-trodden ground. Many (or all) of the film's stylistic cues feel borrowed, whether it’s the gratuitous...
The Love Witch

The Love Witch – Review

Anna Biller might be the closest thing cinema has to a one-woman show. As with her other works, The Love Witch sees her produce, write, direct and edit, as well as design the sets and costumes. The result is a...
The Great Wall

The Great Wall – Review

Zhang Yimou’s first Hollywood feature feels like it was doomed to mediocrity from the start. Despite the credentials (this is the director of Hero, after all), the film appeared to offer up Hollywood’s...
John Wick 2

John Wick: Chapter 2 – Review

Luckily for fans of gun-fu everywhere, Keanu Reeves and Chad Stahelski know how to keep a good thing going. John Wick: Chapter 2 shows that the budding franchise still has some surprises left in it. Like The...