Atomic Blonde (2017)

Atomic Blonde – Review

Charlize Theron’s latest action vehicle, Atomic Blonde, oversteers a little in its attempt to escape the limiting description of being “John Wick, but starring Charlize Theron”. Former stuntman and...
Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope – EIFF 2017 Review

In this council estate-set psychological thriller, Toby Jones must confront his Oedipal complex after a date that goes badly wrong. During the title sequence, Carl looks through the kaleidoscope he was...
Happy End

Happy End – Cannes 2017 Review

Austere, 75-year-old auteur Michael Haneke might not seem the most obvious choice to comment on the current landscape of live streaming and democratic video, but he proves himself a master of all forms of...
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Morgan – Review

Having manufactured “Morgan” in a lab and witnessed her sudden tantrums, the scientists here are surprisingly un-self-aware. As Michelle Yeoh seriously intones: “For every decision we make, there are...
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Tale Of Tales – Review

Tale of Tales is either very much your film or it isn’t in the slightest. Almost certainly destined for cult adoration, Matteo Garrone’s latest feature is a rare oddity: imaginative, arresting, baffling...
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The Man Who Knew Infinity – Review

Like its screenplay, The Man Who Knew Infinity’s score is essentially a "best-of-this-sort-of-thing" – twee and pseudo-inspirational, over-egged and half-baked. Most every line of dialogue is a trailer...
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Dad’s Army – Review

At last - Britain has produced a true geri-action film. Albeit more geri and less action, Dad’s Army takes on Jerry with a troupe of the ablest British national treasures available. The new - and...

Serena – Review

The extreme saccharine romanticism of Pemberton’s (Cooper) first meeting with Serena (Lawrence) may cause some to wish the film had remained in the can another two years, yet brutal dramatisation of the...