Atomic Blonde (2017)

Atomic Blonde – Review

Charlize Theron’s latest action vehicle, Atomic Blonde, oversteers a little in its attempt to escape the limiting description of being “John Wick, but starring Charlize Theron”. Former stuntman and...
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...