The Water Diviner – Review

The Water Diviner is a poignant, beautiful and captivating film, showing the ongoing ravages on both sides after WW1’s Gallipoli campaign. The extraordinary courage needed from a man who lost everything...

Suite Française – Review

Suite Française shows the civilian casualties of war, taking attention far from the frontline to an untroubled countryside. Williams and Schoenaerts display a compelling chemistry in their doubly...

Two Night Stand – Review

Though all this recent romcom doom and gloom seems just a little harsh, Two Night Stand won’t do much to turn the tide. Unfortunately this cinematic bottle episode falls down on its frequently twee genre...

Horns – Review

2014 is a damned fine year for Daniel Radcliffe, and Horns a damned fine outing (“witty” emphasis on "damned"). Initially playing as a cross between The Invention of Lying and Bill’s New Frock, as...

Hungry Hearts – LFF Review

Is it possible to love not too little but too well? This is the question posed by Saverio Costanzo’s incisive and inquisitive script that follows the battle of wills as Jude (Driver) and Mina (Rohrwacher)...

Mr. Morgan’s Last Love – Review

Last Love begins with Michael Caine attempting an American accent and wandering the streets of a rose-tinted Paris, in mourning. Having fallen in with Poésy, herself nursing issues - “I like your beard,...

Pompeii – Review

While Gladiator was a modernised and engaging pastiche of the ancient historical epic, Pompeii is written and delivered with the soulless hum of a photocopier. Things heat up around the midway point,...