Gifted – Review

Increasingly we’re seeing films that, rather than adding a Hollywood shine to everything, offer us a realistically messy portrayal of life. That’s exactly what’s on show here - and it’s fantastic....
Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie: Revolutionary?

When we think of Guy Ritchie movies, what springs to mind? "Dags," caravans and, most likely, dead bodies being devoured by pigs. When a relatively unknown Ritchie burst onto the British film scene in 1998...

Fist Fight – Review

Fist Fight is the kind of film that you won’t want to enjoy, but you just might, even though you'll want to detest it with every fibre of your being. And this is its dark art – it takes a simplistic and...

Split – Review

Why is it that people seem to have a morbid fascination with dissociative identity disorder? Part of the reason could be the endless possibilities that the condition offers, and this is exactly what Shyamalan...

Office Christmas Party – Review

If there’s one thing Office Christmas Party is, it’s festive. But not in a fuzzy, feel-good sort of a way. In a Bad Santa sort of way. The film is definitely set during the holiday season, and there’s...

The Edge of Seventeen – Review

Move over John Hughes – Kelly Fremon Craig is in the house. And she’s just penned AND directed one of the best coming-of-age films of 2016. But while relative newcomer Craig’s work is a delight to...

A Street Cat Named Bob – Review

It’s hard to know what to expect from a film called A Street Cat Named Bob – assuming you’ve not read the book. The trailers imply it’s a film that’s going to explore the nature of addiction, as...