Anne Hathaway in The Witches

The Witches – Review

30 years after Nicolas Roeg’s terrifying take on The Witches comes Robert Zemeckis’ 2020 version. With the 1990 version still much-loved (and much-feared), Zemeckis had quite a hurdle to get over, and...
Mulan (1)

Mulan – Review

“Loyal, Brave, True” (忠勇真) are the three words engraved on the Hua family sword, comprising Mulan’s central motif that in turn reflects this live action remake’s reexamination of what constitutes...
Dumbo

Dumbo – Review

Disney is showing no signs of slowing down in its effort to remake all of its classic animated films, but it is easy to justify taking a crack at Dumbo. Clocking in at just over an hour long, the 1941 original...
The Upside

The Upside – Review

Red flags marked the road to release for The Upside, a remake of 2011 French odd-couple runaway hit Intouchables, with its March 2018 release date scrapped amid the seismic scandal of one-time producer Harvey...
The Green Fog ORWAV

The Green Fog – LFF 2018 Review

Much like Scottie's consuming obsession in Vertigo, its hyperactive cousin, The Green Fog, is a labour of love. Directors Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson and Galen Johnson use San Francisco-based film and television...

Oldboy (2013) – Review

Chan-wook Park's Oldboy squints into a broken mirror. It sees not a reflection but a remake; Spike Lee's version of events gurns back - the very definition of a pointless movie. Stripped of the original's...