Magic Mike XXL – Review

Magic Mike XXL’s scenes hang adequately in sequence: some uninteresting, some entertaining, and all of them tongue-in-cheek. It is unfortunate (depending on your point of view) that the film is consistently...

Jupiter Ascending – Review

Jupiter Ascending is simply disappointing. The Wachowskis' latest film is confused, creative, crazed, colourful and contradictory, the original promise squandered by schlocky rehashes of the directors’...

The Book of Life – Review

The Book of Life makes an intriguing attempt at exploring gender stereotypes, but often ends up reinforcing them. Maria (Saldana) ticks a few painfully clichéd feminist heroine boxes, but mostly she is never...

Foxcatcher – LFF Review

Foxcatcher is a fascinating study of dedication, loneliness and power. In many ways it’s a tonally opposite companion to Whiplash. Sadly, it’s also nowhere near as good. Fry and Futterman’s script...