Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 – Review

Towards the end of Wonder Woman 1984, Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) desperately shouts “why are you doing this?” at the villain cackling maniacally down at her. It feels twistedly cathartic to hear this as an...
Matt Damon

Downsizing – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 30/08/17 as part of Venice Film Festival. Alexander Payne returns with a strange, ambitious, and often pummellingly downbeat story. After Norwegian scientists make the...
Downsizing

Downsizing – Venice 2017 Review

Alexander Payne kicks off the 2017 Venice Film Festival with a strange, ambitious, and often pummellingly downbeat story. After Norwegian scientists make the miraculous breakthrough of cellular miniaturisation...

Sausage Party – Review

We never thought it could happen, but it appears that Seth Rogen has finally fallen victim to his own success. The fantastic trailer gave us high hopes – and the concept alone of a sausage trying to save...
Ghostbusters Final

Ghostbusters – Review

It could have gone so many ways. But there are countless genuine great laughs throughout Ghostbusters, which continue the whole film through - the sign of a truly great comedy. Kate McKinnon is a...
Welcome To Me

Welcome to Me – Review

Welcome to Me is powered by a phenomenal performance from Kristen Wiig as Alice Krieg, a woman with borderline personality disorder who starts her own TV show. She nails Alice’s complex character and even...
Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2 – Review

Zoolander 2 boasts a plot far sillier than its predecessor – no mean feat, but very much a good thing – and is far more interested in drama and action. These latter elements are less successful, as...

Nasty Baby – Berlinale 2015 Review

Chock-full of surprises and nigh-on indefinable, Nasty Baby shocks, subverts and delights in equal measure - to say much more would risk revealing too much. Sharp and sardonic, this naturalistically-acted...