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Ten Years – LFF 2016 Review

Ten Years is made up of five short dystopian films by young Hong Kong directors. Each of the short films, set in 2025, work around issues within the society, such as language barriers between Mandarin and...

Set The Thames On Fire – Review

Set the Thames on Fire feels like the kind of bizarre black comedy you might have accidentally discovered on BBC3 at 2am. Coincidentally, a small-screen outing in the early hours might have suited this concept...
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Allegiant – Review

Allegiant obeys the seemingly compulsory rule of hacking YA denouements in two. The action’s rather thinly-stretched and uneven, with repetitive stricken-faced arguments between the faction(less) leaders...

The Giver – Review

Based on Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel, The Giver begins promisingly before sinking into the depths of mediocrity. The film is further spoiled by bad timing as it awkwardly follows the recent raft of newer teen...

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...