Gravity – LFF Review

"I think a future flight should include a poet, a priest and a philosopher . . . we might get a much better idea of what we saw." - Michael Collins, the pilot of Apollo 11, describing his views from the...

All Is Lost – LFF Review

Apart from Our Man's opening monologue, the only words of dialogue are the occasional groan of discomfort and an elongated 'Fuuuuuuck'. Redford's actions and expressions must carry the film. The 76-year-old...

Kill Your Darlings – LFF Review

To make a debut feature about the birth of beat poetry in America is a bold and risky move. Krokidas scores surprisingly well by looking at the movement not through typewriters and papers but through people...

The Armstrong Lie – LFF Review

The two universal questions surrounding the Lance Armstrong saga are: How did it go on for so long, and why did he do it? Packed with frank admissions from nearly all parties involved, the film thrives when...
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – Review

Finally! Norwich Alan Partridge gets the big-screen treatment the world has demanded. While Alan has changed – his hair longer, his waistline larger, his expressions less subtle – Coogan still inhabits...

Elysium – Review

South African director Neill Blomkamp once again conjures up the beautiful filth, in what must be something akin to Steve Jobs' worst nightmare. Just looking at the sheer grittiness of LA's futuristic urban...