Venom

Venom – Review

There's a line in Venom about a "turd in the wind" that seems tailor-made for angry critics. But to use it in a review would give the screenwriters too much credit. It would be easy to blame all the...
A Simple Favour

A Simple Favour – Review

Don’t be fooled by trailers - A Simple Favour is far more than a Gone Girl knock-off. Heavily marketed as coming from ‘the dark side of Paul Feig,’ in practice it feels like Feig has remade a François...
American Animals

American Animals – Review

Few documentary makers have a flair for cinematic storytelling quite like Bart Layton. His blistering debut, The Imposter, feels like a thriller despite being mostly a collection of talking head interviews....
Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. – Review

After wallowing in the shadows of Los Angeles for his excellent directorial debut Nightcrawler, Dan Gilroy steps into the light (mostly) for his second film, Roman J. Israel, Esq. Truth be told, he seems to...