The Double – Review

The Double sees Jesse Eisenberg thumping his two favourite masks - milksop and  scumbag - together as if they were a pair of cymbals. This doppelgänger nightmare is something we should want to digest...

Twenty Feet from Stardom – Review

Though its accessibility has drawn scorn from fans of "serious" documentary-making, this VH1-vibed account of sadly-overlooked backing singers should win anyone over. It's the magnetic personalities as much...

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...

Her – Review

Whether you view Her as a vision of dystopia or utopia rather depends on your relationship with technology. To Theodore (Phoenix) it is at once the reason and remedy for his loneliness. He is struggling to...

I, Frankenstein – Review

I, Frankenstein is one-part Mary Shelley to three thousand parts "makers of the Underworld quadrilogy". Apart from Frankenstein's Monster – here named Adam and unbelievably ripped for a quasi-zombie –...