Locke – Review

Following his feature-length directorial debut, Hummingbird, long-time writer Steven Knight directs again with a tense, witty, high-concept thriller set entirely inside a car. Hardy is a magnetic presence,...

Tom at the Farm – Review

Spectacularly prolific French-Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan returns to the scene with his fourth feature (note: he's just turned 25), a brooding, beguiling thriller set amid the Quebecois countryside where...

The Double – Review

The Double sees Jesse Eisenberg thumping his two favourite masks - milksop and  scumbag - together as if they were a pair of cymbals. This doppelgänger nightmare is something we should want to digest...

Non-Stop – Review

In recent years, Liam Neeson has punched one half of a Middle-Eastern crime family, identity thieves, a pack of wolves, and the other half of said Middle-Eastern crime family. Now he has to punch an endangered...

The Counselor – Review

With a script by acclaimed novelist Cormac McCarthy, Scott’s latest is a movie of ideas given form as a thriller. Unjustly savaged by critics, the philosophical dialogue is at times difficult to follow...

Captain Phillips – Review

Based on the true story of Richard Phillips’ struggle against four Somali pirates who hijack his cargo ship, Paul Greengrass’ latest is a tense and unrelenting thriller. Shot using the vérité techniques...

Mystery Road – LFF Review

Australian filmmaker Ivan Sen writes, directs, photographs, scores, and edits his latest film, Mystery Road, revealing him to be a jack of all trades and master of… some. Clearly inspired by Westerns,...