Dumbo

Dumbo – Review

Disney is showing no signs of slowing down in its effort to remake all of its classic animated films, but it is easy to justify taking a crack at Dumbo. Clocking in at just over an hour long, the 1941 original...
Colin Farrell

Spotlight: Colin Farrell

Once upon a time, it seemed like Colin Farrell was primed to be Hollywood’s Next Big Thing. Springing onto the Hollywood scene in the early 2000s, Farrell impressed in Joel Shumacher’s Tigerland, a...
Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. – Review

After wallowing in the shadows of Los Angeles for his excellent directorial debut Nightcrawler, Dan Gilroy steps into the light (mostly) for his second film, Roman J. Israel, Esq. Truth be told, he seems to...
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The Killing Of A Sacred Deer – Review

This was originally reviewed on 22/05/17 as part of Cannes Film Festival.  If you ever get invited to a Cannes beach party, never play "Would You Rather… ?" with Yorgos Lanthimos. The Greek...
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The Beguiled – Review

Colin Farrell fucks his way to freedom in this intoxicating remake of Don Siegel and Clint Eastwood’s 1971 Southern Gothic. Sofia Coppola’s version is faithful to the original, but adopts a more restrained...
TheLobster

The Lobster – Review

The Lobster delicately balances humour and brutality to tell a brilliantly absurd, yet altogether touching story. The largely matter-of-fact cinematography is beautifully offset by scenes in dramatic slow...

Miss Julie – Review

This adaptation carries the same uneven tones as the play of 1888, attempting as it does to prove that human nature can rocket between moods and motivations at a moment’s notice. Farrell’s butler John is...