Andy Samberg

Palm Springs – Review

Apparently conceptualised upon Groundhog Day, Palm Springs is director Max Barbakow and writer Andy Siara’s subversive foray into the romcom genre set in an infinite time loop. This meaty genre subversion...
BLISS

Bliss – Review

Imbued with playful telekinetic powers, seeking vengeance on roller-skaters is just part of the mischief Owen Wilson and Salma Hayek get up to in Bliss, a slick and thoughtful dissection of reality. Who can...
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Pass Over – Review

Spike Lee’s Pass Over brings Antoinette Nwandu’s play of the same name to the screen, delivering something that’s neither a fresh work nor your run-of-the-mill filmed play. Pass Over begins with shots...
Steve Carell

Last Flag Flying – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 10/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Richard Linklater’s Last Flag Flying is full to the brim with clichés. Three Vietnam veterans are suddenly reunited having...
City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts – Review

The opening minutes of City of Ghosts show Matthew Heineman on the same showy form that made his Cartel Land so interesting. Key members of Syrian anti-ISIS journalist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently...
Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman – Review

It’s hugely satisfying that Wonder Woman marks the moment where DC got their act together enough to make an unequivocally good film. A leading female superhero has been a long time coming, and Gal Gadot and...
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Café Society – Review

Early on in Café Society, Woody Allen’s 47th film, Jesse Eisenberg’s character meekly hires a prostitute. It’s his first such transaction, and he’s edgy. When she finally arrives, he’s gone off the...