The Last Five Years – Review

Broadway and musicals are a perfect couple. However, problems arise when you decide to add another to the relationship: the medium of film. On stage, energy is easy to sustain - and that is likely where The...

Cobain: Montage of Heck – Review

Somewhat overlong and not as incisive as it could be, Cobain: Montage of Heck is nonetheless a satisfying portrait of a troubled genius. Cobain's turbulent story is told mostly through a collage of...

The Signal – Review

What starts as a road trip soon turns into something much less laid-back and much more mystifying in William Eubank’s enigmatic sci-fi. Rising star Brenton Thwaites offers a solid performance, as do...

Insurgent – Review

The teen dystopian book adaptation trend continues with a vengeance in Insurgent. This tricky middle tome of the Divergent series, where (seemingly) lots happens with an impressive crash, bang and wallop on...
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Home – Review

Home is an enjoyable family movie. All the ingredients for DreamWorks magic are present: imagination, expert animation and plenty of comic charm. While perhaps not as precise as the creators may have hoped...

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...

Run All Night – Review

There's nothing about Run All Night that you haven't seen before in a dozen other Liam Neeson movies, though this one's assured execution makes it an entertaining watch at least. While Neeson could (and...

Still Alice – Review

Still Alice is increasingly immersive, with dynamic camerawork and layered soundscapes replicating Alice’s perceptions for the audience, and conveying her alarmingly rapid decline. In comparison,...

The DUFF – Review

Based on Kody Keplinger's teen novel, The DUFF aims to be this generation's Mean Girls. Labelled a 'Designated Ugly Fat Friend’, Bianca Piper (Mae Whitman) enlists popular jock Wesley 'Wes' Rush (Robbie...