Fences

Fences – Review

A great play has a certain kind of self-made intensity, as if its players are conjuring up a story from thin air and keeping that plate spinning around the single stage. It leaves you dizzy. Directing...
Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad – Review

It’s tough to follow a masterpiece, but it can be tougher to follow a failure. While the new Ultimate Edition has made some headway into redeeming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, all eyes are on Suicide...

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...

Ender’s Game – Review

In the wake of Will, Matt and Tom’s duds, it falls to Asa “boy in the Tron spacejamas” Butterfield to deliver 2013’s decent sci-fi flick. Well, damn. Gavin Hood’s adaptation of Orson Scott...