Slow West – Review

Despite getting off to a slow (wahey!) start, Slow West picks up pace as it craftily builds its world, tone and characters to culminate in a pulsating and well-earned finale. That Slow West is the...

Dope – Cannes 2015 Review

Edgy, sharp and witty, Dope quickly and confidently does the legwork of establishing its world and characters, but seemingly struggles to know what to do with them once it’s done. Dope is a hilarious...

Macbeth – Cannes 2015 Review

A predictably towering performance from Michael Fassbender is excellently supported by Marion Cotillard, and a who’s who cast of the best British actors working today. Biblical in scale, Macbeth is a huge...

Lamb – Cannes 2015 Review

A simple story well told, Lamb is a startlingly assured debut feature from writer-director Yaled Zeleke which overcomes the traditional “kids and animals” issue to deliver a warm-hearted and bittersweet...

Madonna – Cannes 2015 Review

A brave central performance from Hye-rim Moon goes a small way towards redeeming the broad feeling of frustration left by Su-won Shin’s Madonna. With shades of Almodóvar’s Talk to Her, an interesting...

Cobain: Montage of Heck – Review

Somewhat overlong and not as incisive as it could be, Cobain: Montage of Heck is nonetheless a satisfying portrait of a troubled genius. Cobain's turbulent story is told mostly through a collage of...