Jumanji Welcome To The Jungle

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle – Review

Beyond the usual blarney about desecrating the corpse of a beloved film, there’s one golden rule for reboots: you need to bring something new to the table. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – where there are...
Happy End

Happy End – Review

This was previously reviewed on 22/05/17 as part of Cannes Film Festival. Austere, 75-year-old auteur Michael Haneke might not seem the most obvious choice to comment on the current landscape of live...
GoodTime

Good Time – Review

Not a jump down the rabbit hole as much as a squeeze through the other end of the telescope, Good Time is when the bass drops at 3am and you can’t remember your own name. Josh and Benny Safdie use every...
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The Killing Of A Sacred Deer – Review

This was originally reviewed on 22/05/17 as part of Cannes Film Festival.  If you ever get invited to a Cannes beach party, never play "Would You Rather… ?" with Yorgos Lanthimos. The Greek...
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Blade Runner 2049 – Review

It’s not every day you get to see the moment a director goes from being great to becoming legendary. With Blade Runner 2049, Denis Villeneuve has proven – if the likes of Arrival and Sicario weren’t...
Villainess

The Villainess – Review

The Villainess begins with one of the most insane action sequences in recent memory. In a similar vein to the recent gimmicky Hardcore Henry, Sook-hee (Kim) slices through hordes of faceless goons in the first...
Wind River

Wind River – Review

Taylor Sheridan has made his name as the writer of gritty, sincere action films like Sicario and Hell or High Water, and it’s fair to say he doesn’t change a winning formula with his directorial debut,...
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The Beguiled – Review

Colin Farrell fucks his way to freedom in this intoxicating remake of Don Siegel and Clint Eastwood’s 1971 Southern Gothic. Sofia Coppola’s version is faithful to the original, but adopts a more restrained...