Oldboy (2013) – Review

Chan-wook Park's Oldboy squints into a broken mirror. It sees not a reflection but a remake; Spike Lee's version of events gurns back - the very definition of a pointless movie. Stripped of the original's...

Frozen – Review

Since 2008, strange things have been happening at the House of Mouse - they’ve been making good films again (Bolt, The Princess and the Frog, Tangled... ). Frozen might be the best of the lot, which is...

Getaway – Review

Filmed like an extended commercial for GoPro cameras, Getaway will likely only raise eyebrows this year because of its un-coveted status as one of 2013's biggest turkeys. It doesn't deserve that. It...

The Counselor – Review

With a script by acclaimed novelist Cormac McCarthy, Scott’s latest is a movie of ideas given form as a thriller. Unjustly savaged by critics, the philosophical dialogue is at times difficult to follow...

Parkland – Review

Depicting the untold stories of forgotten figures from history, Parkland utilises an ensemble cast to explore how JFK’s assassination impacted on everyday lives. Although lacking the cinematic flair of...

Don Jon – Review

Actor, singer and professional handsome man Joseph Gordon-Levitt can now add writer and director to his list of accolades thanks to one of the year’s finest comedies. JGL ensures his eponymous narcissist...

Drinking Buddies – Review

From Joe Swanberg, a master of the mumblecore movement, Drinking Buddies is a charming – if indulgent – anti-romcom revolving around four friends and a microbrewery. The unconventional setting never...