Colin Firth

The Mercy – Review

Director James Marsh follows up 2014’s The Theory of Everything with The Mercy, another distinctly British drama. Starring Rachel Weisz and Colin Firth, this is, at first glance, an extraordinarily twee...
Jack Lowden

England Is Mine – Review

An unauthorised yet very affectionate biopic, England is Mine offers a glimpse into Morrissey’s pre-Smiths years in 1970s Manchester. Surrounded by arguing parents, uninteresting people and dead-end jobs,...
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Miles Ahead – Review

It's hard to determine exactly what director, co-writer, and star Don Cheadle thinks of Davis. If he adores him, then that never comes through in his film; and if he has nothing but contempt for him, then...
Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle – Review

Whilst Eddie the Eagle may use every cliche in the book, and takes some major poetic licence for narrative's sake (the requirement of a qualifying distance, Hugh Jackman’s entire character... ), Taron...

Effie Gray – Review

As another chapter in the evolving period genre, Effie Gray combines the best of Merchant Ivory with the claustrophobia of a modern domestic thriller. Though the film is separated from Gone Girl by time,...