Mandy

Mandy – Cannes 2018 Review

When Nic Cage’s performance is the most normal thing about a film, you know you’re dealing with something truly extraordinary. The first thing you notice about Mandy is its look. It’s like...
Mom And Dad

Mom and Dad – Review

Director Brian Taylor is not a man of subtlety. The mind behind Crank, Crank: High Voltage and Gamer has a penchant for the frenzied. Mom and Dad is no different. From the off, Taylor's film has its...
DOG EAT DOG Confused

Dog Eat Dog – LFF 2016 Review

Paul Schrader’s new film Dog Eat Dog begins as it means to go on for the proceeding 90 minutes: a coked-up Willem Dafoe terrorises a woman and her daughter in a scene that has pretty much zero relevance to...
The Trust

The Trust – Review

There’s nothing in The Trust you haven’t seen in a hundred other heist movies. Our would-be thieves scout out their location, gather the tools they need for the job, and at some point during the...
The Runner

The Runner – Review

The Runner plods and Nic Cage drawls; grandstanding and grand-slouching, Congressman Damaged Goods crashes first figuratively, then literally. A strong supporting cast, particularly Bryan Batt’s slippery...
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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,...