London Road – Review

London Road is imaginative and bold. Characters talk and sing (sometimes jarringly) as real-life residents of London Road, the area irrevocably affected by 2006’s Ipswich murders. What they express is...

Spooks: The Greater Good – Review

The transition from stonking hit BBC TV series to feature film is deftly handled with Spooks, meaning the uninitiated can still enjoy full disclosure. Disappointingly, however, it’s rather like an...

Insurgent – Review

The teen dystopian book adaptation trend continues with a vengeance in Insurgent. This tricky middle tome of the Divergent series, where (seemingly) lots happens with an impressive crash, bang and wallop on...

The Giver – Review

Based on Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel, The Giver begins promisingly before sinking into the depths of mediocrity. The film is further spoiled by bad timing as it awkwardly follows the recent raft of newer teen...

Jersey Boys – Review

Clint Eastwood helming the film version of an international smash-hit musical generates enormous expectations-  and many will blame him for seemingly adopting an “If it ain’t broke… ”...

Chef – Review

In Chef, a passion project, writer-director Jon Favreau serves up a tasty, if predictable, dish that should satisfy most cinematic palates. He has high-quality ingredients: an appetizing cast, including...