Mad Max: Fury Road – Review

There aren't enough expletives or adjectives to express quite how much you need to see Fury Road. Its brutal war-torn world, built on the liquid viscera of blood, milk and oil, is a dystopia; but the future...

The Water Diviner – Review

The Water Diviner is a poignant, beautiful and captivating film, showing the ongoing ravages on both sides after WW1’s Gallipoli campaign. The extraordinary courage needed from a man who lost everything...

Wild Tales – Review

“The undeniable pleasure of losing control.” Damián Szifron’s brief description of the underlying ethos behind Wild Tales’ irrefutable catharsis perfectly demonstrates the mellifluous nature of his...

Ex Machina – Review

Alex Garland is in confident control from Ex Machina’s boldly brisk beginning to perfectly-pitched end. Carefully composed shots, swift cuts and succinct dialogue bestow the tumultuous pace and visual...

A Most Violent Year – Review

A quickening tension squeezes every frame of A Most Violent Year, tautened by Alex Ebert’s needling score. Chandor directs with a vice-like grip and, with DoP Bradford Young, frames the broken silhouettes...

The Swimmers – Review

The Thai master of suspense returns, after smash hit Laddaland, with his latest horror that dredges the murky depths of thriller cinema. The Swimmers at its core is a teen love-triangle horror. Sukdapisit...