Lean On Pete

Lean On Pete – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 01/09/17 as part of Venice Film Festival. Full of wide, near-barren vistas and trying to fit three different films into one, Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete has all the...
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The Week Of – Review

As we reach the fourth instalment in his now eight-movie deal with Netflix, Adam Sandler’s position in the pantheon of comedic greats has never been more contentious. For every Punch-Drunk Love there’s...
The Death Of Stalin

The Death of Stalin – Review

Karl Marx famously observed that history repeats itself twice: “the first time as tragedy, and the second time as farce.” In The Death of Stalin, the two happen simultaneously. For some reason, it all...
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Lean On Pete – Venice 2017 Review

Full of wide, near-barren vistas and trying to fit three different films into one, Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete has all the hallmarks of a Brit director’s first foray to America. It gets lost in the...

The Cobbler – Review

As if it wasn't jarring enough to see Sandler and Buscemi play understated with nary a slippery footed Kevin James in sight. Writer/director Thomas McCarthy has created an uneasy mess; shifting its tone from...