High Life Robert Pattinson

High Life – Review

Travelling at 99% of the speed of light, Clare Denis’s latest feature High Life sees Robert Pattinson’s Monte attempt to raise a baby daughter in deep space. Focusing on three distinct periods in Monte’s...
Woman At War

Woman at War – Review

Benedikt Erlingsson’s hero, the titular Woman at War, is, at first glance, an ordinary woman: Hella (Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir) leads a perfectly mundane existence as a choir director, cycling cheerfully...
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Bel Canto – Review

Set amidst domestic tension within a non-descript country in Latin America, Bel Canto predominantly follows the perspective of Roxanne Coss (Julianne Moore), an American opera star performing at the private...
Avengers Endgame

Team Talk – Avengers: Endgame

It feels like it’s been a long wait since last year’s Infinity War, with only Captain Marvel and Ant-Man and the Wasp to satiate our MCU cravings after the fallout of Thanos’ snap. With this much hype...
Greta

Greta – Review

Neil Jordan's last film, the underrated vampire tale Byzantium, focused on an unconventional mother-daughter relationship to riveting effect. Now he returns to the same well for Greta, albeit with mixed...
Missing Link

Missing Link – Review

The world of animation has been going through some major evolution in recent years, with films like The LEGO Movie and its spin-offs or Into the Spider-Verse pushing the boundaries of what the medium can look...
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...
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On the Basis of Sex – Review

This review was originally published on 6/2/2019. In the age of Donald Trump, it's unsurprising that Ruth Bader Ginsburg – only the second woman in history to ascend to the US Supreme Court – has...
Cold Pursuit

Cold Pursuit – Review

It’s an odd feeling to have a potentially career-ending story about Liam Neeson hit the headlines hours before seeing his latest film. It’s even stranger to digest when that film is a darkly comic and,...
On The Basis Of Sex

On the Basis of Sex – Review

In the age of Donald Trump, it's unsurprising that Ruth Bader Ginsburg – only the second woman in history to ascend to the US Supreme Court – has become something of a superhero. And like many superhero...

Welcome to Marwen – Review

Steve Carell continues his fine run of dramatic turns in this seemingly whimsical yet serious study of trauma. He portrays Mark Hogancamp, an artist badly beaten in a gang assault who creates his own therapy...

Slaughterhouse Rulez – Review

A British comedy horror with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in? (And the debut for their production firm Stolen Picture?) The Shaun of the Dead comparisons are inevitable, but Slaughterhouse Rulez is a different...
Venom

Venom – Review

There's a line in Venom about a "turd in the wind" that seems tailor-made for angry critics. But to use it in a review would give the screenwriters too much credit. It would be easy to blame all the...