Catch Me Daddy

Catch Me Daddy – Review

The spirit of Barry Hines and Ken Loach is clear to see in this electrifying thriller about honour killings. Like the classic '80s drama Threads, a social-realist view of life on the Yorkshire moors...

Focus – Review

Focus is a film of clear halves; a time jump refreshes the narrative just as you start to wonder if its hackneyed premise is actually going anywhere. Despite a somewhat predictable conclusion, Ficarra and...

Cake – Review

Cake has all the ingredients of a good film. It has a compelling narrative about emotional and physical pain which is refreshingly explored with wit and sleight of hand. The beautiful cinematography captures...

Blackhat – Review

Blackhat is that rarest of things: a thriller with an almost meditative pulse. The art of hacking is explored with a perfunctory and workmanlike rigour, as are the cast, let down by Foehl’s script. The...

Beyond Clueless – Review

Countless words of exegesis on the teen movie have been published, but Lyne has winningly executed a fresh method that abandons the attempt to describe audiovisual media with only words, often instead letting...

Into the Woods – Review

With its loudly trumpeted message of "be careful what you wish for", Rob Marshall’s stagey version of Stephen Sondheim’s fairy tale mash-up musical is toe-tapping good fun. Not aided by the two-part...