Colin Firth

The Mercy – Review

Director James Marsh follows up 2014’s The Theory of Everything with The Mercy, another distinctly British drama. Starring Rachel Weisz and Colin Firth, this is, at first glance, an extraordinarily twee...
My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel – Review

Novel adaptations are tricky, particularly when it comes to unreliable narrators – thankfully My Cousin Rachel avoids losing the essence of Daphne Du Maurier’s novel, playing with perspective behind and in...
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Denial – Review

Denial is bold in crafting a fictionalised Deborah Lipstadt who isn’t always easy to like; Weisz is fierce and prickly and at times almost unrecognisable. It’s a far cry from the tedious tear-jerking of...

Youth – Review

Michael Caine's best work in years and a strong supporting cast isn't quite enough to lift the evocative, elegant yet slight Youth beyond the (admittedly absorbing) curio it is. If nothing else, the...
TheLobster

The Lobster – Review

The Lobster delicately balances humour and brutality to tell a brilliantly absurd, yet altogether touching story. The largely matter-of-fact cinematography is beautifully offset by scenes in dramatic slow...