Western Stars (Warner Bros.)

Western Stars – LFF 2019 Review

Bruce Springsteen is a cowboy now. Please, nobody tell him any different. He seems happy. In the clips cut into Western Stars’ concert footage, the Boss tramps through the American desert in his dustiest...
The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower – Review

If you only see one Stephen King adaptation on the big screen this summer… maybe wait for IT. First to arrive, The Dark Tower – based on an epic series of eight King novels – spans science fiction,...
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Jane Got A Gun – Review

Like Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man and countless other projects from development hell, Lynne Ramsay’s Jane Got a Gun is a film that will only ever exist in audience’s minds. It’s curious then, if nothing...
Ridiculous 6

The Ridiculous 6 – Review

With neither the anticipation of The Hateful Eight nor the veneration of The Magnificent Seven, in rides The Ridiculous 6. The potential freedoms of a direct-to-Netflix deal seem to have been ignored by...

Beyond The Reach – Review

At one point in Beyond The Reach, Michael Douglas’s increasingly crazed millionaire bellows a fine bit of paraphrasing: “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, I kill you”. Then he throws some...

Slow West – Review

Despite getting off to a slow (wahey!) start, Slow West picks up pace as it craftily builds its world, tone and characters to culminate in a pulsating and well-earned finale. That Slow West is the...

The Homesman – Review

She calls her mules Grace and Redemption, he dubs his horse Brown; therein lies a relatively comprehensive summation of Mary Bee Cuddy (Swank) and George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones). As the pair journey across...

The Salvation – LFF Review

The Salvation launches into action with a tense and life-changing encounter for Jon (Mikkelsen) and his family. Unfortunately, from there the plot becomes increasingly ludicrous and lightweight. The...