Widows 2018 ORWAV

Widows – Review

As one of the most rigorous and unflinching auteurs to emerge in the last decade, it would have been hard to guess that Steve McQueen’s fourth feature, Widows – his first since his Oscar-winning 12 Years...
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Widows – LFF 2018 Review

As one of the most rigorous and unflinching auteurs to emerge in the last decade, it would have been hard to guess that Steve McQueen’s fourth feature, Widows – his first since his Oscar-winning 12 Years...
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...