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Outcast – Review

Show Nick Powell's debut to some poor soul and ask who, in this monstrosity of a film, can boast a shiny gold statue called Oscar on their mantle and they may assume you’ve been lobotomised. Fear not,...

Pound of Flesh – Review

“Ever wake up one day and realise nothing in your life was the way you thought it would be?” our hero is asked at one point. “No.” A femme fatale, a hotel room, a flashback, a missing kidney. Of...

Everly – Review

Everly has a decent gimmick: one woman, one apartment, one daughter to save via a duffle bag full of cash. Its action compressed into that one location, there exists a recognisable awareness of the need for...

Maybeland: Cyborg

You know what best symbolises an apocalypse? Fire. Ideally with a dash of brimstone. Spurting from the ground for no discernible reason, springing from pockets with an obscure source, burning continuously in...

The Grandmaster – Review

Wong Kar-Wai delivers an emotional, but explosive, love letter to the master of Wing Chun. Abundant slow motion and elegant close-ups regale a tale spanning decades in China and Hong Kong, but all that is just...

The Raid 2 – Review

Get ready for your new favourite fight scenes. Baseball Boy. Hammer Girl. The hotplate. The mudbath bloodbath. And oh boy, if you thought Gravity was visceral cinema then the kitchen showdown is here to...