A Long Way Down – Review

Adapted from a Nick Hornby novel, A Long Way Down tells the story of four people who become unlikely companions when they all attempt to commit suicide on New Year’s Eve. Unfortunately, the film...

Starred Up – Review

Starred Up serves its porridge with bits of broken glass. It grins as it spits teeth, just as likely to erupt into another volcanic episode of violence as it is to cough up a pearl of prison wisdom. Jack...

The Zero Theorem – Review

The Zero Theorem is unmistakably a Terry Gilliam film, for better or worse. He has created a deliciously chaotic dystopia, saturated with colour and adverts, but his ramshackle directing threatens to disengage...

Under the Skin – Review

Beautifully hypnotic and hauntingly dispassionate, Jonathan Glazer's multi-faceted exploration of cultural subjectivity and social realism flawlessly straddles issues of both observational cinema and the...

Non-Stop – Review

In recent years, Liam Neeson has punched one half of a Middle-Eastern crime family, identity thieves, a pack of wolves, and the other half of said Middle-Eastern crime family. Now he has to punch an endangered...

Ride Along – Review

He may look gruff and wave a gun around but fear not - this is still Ice Cube at his Are We There Yet-iest. That is largely down to Ride Along being the Chris Tucker Kevin Hart show through and through. The...

Need For Speed – Review

A song scabs over the penultimate scene of Need For Speed (or Braking Bad) before it hits you that it’s actually a truly dreadful cover of Dylan’s 'All Along The Watchtower'. This mangled arrangement...

The Book Thief – Review

It may span the most significant decades of last century, but The Book Thief pretty much boils down to girl-lives-with-family, girl-learns-to-read - for two hours. Over John William’s all-pervading score,...

The Invisible Woman – Review

If you expect The Invisible Woman to enlighten you about its eponymous heroine, you might be disappointed. Despite a fine performance by Felicity Jones as Ellen "Nelly" Ternan, the woman who spent thirteen...