The Revenant

The Revenant – Review

Born from what's now becoming infamous as one of the most demanding shoots of all time, masterful filmmaker Iñárritu drags his camera through the frozen upper midwest and, with it, the shredded nerves...

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...

Need For Speed – Review

A song scabs over the penultimate scene of Need For Speed (or Braking Bad) before it hits you that it’s actually a truly dreadful cover of Dylan’s 'All Along The Watchtower'. This mangled arrangement...

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...