Reviews – Film


Reviews – Film

PERSONAL SHOPPER Supernatural spending

PERSONAL SHOPPER Supernatural spending

Stars: Kristen Stewart, Nora Von Waltstätten, Lars Eidinger Director: Olivier Assayas 8/10 Until the inevitable Casper reboot, ghost movies aren’t quite as big as […]

February 21, 2017 ×

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HANDSOME DEVIL Better The Devil You Know

HANDSOME DEVIL Better The Devil You Know

Directed by John Butler Starring Fionn O’Shea, Nicholas Galitzine, Andrew Scott 7/10 Handsome Devil may be a small budget feel-good film, […]

February 21, 2017 ×

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THE GREAT WALL – Good Fences Make Good Neighbours (But Ordinary Films)

THE GREAT WALL – Good Fences Make Good Neighbours (But Ordinary Films)

Directed by Yimou Zhang Starring Matt Damon, William Dafoe, Tian Jing, Pedro Pascal 5.5/10 A couple of European mercenary adventurers travel […]

February 21, 2017 ×

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SILENCE – The Agony And The Ecstasy

SILENCE – The Agony And The Ecstasy

Directed by Martin Scorsese Staring Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson 7.5/10 A passion project for one of the world’s most […]

February 14, 2017 ×

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HIDDEN FIGURES – Computer Dames

HIDDEN FIGURES – Computer Dames

Directed by Theodore Melfi Starring Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae 8/10 Loosely based on actual events, Hidden Figures tells […]

February 14, 2017 ×

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THINGS TO COME – Life is Complicated

THINGS TO COME – Life is Complicated

Stars: Isabelle Huppert, André Marcon, Roman Kolinka, Édith Scob Director: Mia Hansen-Løve 7.5/10 What’s to say about a film of such an indescribable quality? […]

February 14, 2017 ×

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FIFTY SHADES DARKER – Dud in the sack

FIFTY SHADES DARKER – Dud in the sack

Directed by James Foley Starring Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Kim Basinger 3/10 I’m not entirely sure when I offended every muse […]

February 14, 2017 ×

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LIKE CRAZY – Motor Madness

LIKE CRAZY – Motor Madness

Directed by Paolo Virzi Starring Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Micaela Ramazzotti, Valentina Carnelutti 7/10 Trapped in a secluded Tuscan villa, might sound […]

February 8, 2017 ×

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PATRIOTS DAY – Boston Strong

PATRIOTS DAY – Boston Strong

Directed by Peter Berg Starring Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, JK Simmons. 7/10 Director Peter Berg seems to have found an odd […]

February 8, 2017 ×

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GOLD – All That Glitters

GOLD – All That Glitters

Directed Stephen Gaghan Starring Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Bryce Dallas Howard 6.5/10 Based loosely on the story of Bre-X Minerals (very […]

January 30, 2017 ×

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – Still Waters Run Deep

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – Still Waters Run Deep

Directed by Kenneth Lonergan Starring Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Michelle Williams 8.5/10 Lee (Casey Affleck) might not be happy with his […]

January 30, 2017 ×

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MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT – Tears Of A Clown

MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT – Tears Of A Clown

Directed by Roschdy Zem Starring Omar Sy, James Thierree, Clotilde Hesme 6/10 In Paris on the cusp of the 20th century […]

January 27, 2017 ×

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TONI ERDMANN – Embarrassing Bodies

TONI ERDMANN – Embarrassing Bodies

Stars: Sandra Hüller, Peter Simonischek Director: Maren Ade 7/10 The concept of this highly acclaimed new German film dates back to when John Hughes or […]

January 27, 2017 ×

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SPLIT – Divide and Conquer

SPLIT – Divide and Conquer

Directed by M Night Shyamalan Starring James McAvoy, Anna Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson 6.5 /10 At one stage Hollywood’s golden boy […]

January 25, 2017 ×

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MOONLIGHT – In A Different Light

MOONLIGHT – In A Different Light

Directed by Barry Jenkins Starring Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, Naomie Harris 9/10 “At some point, you gotta decide for […]

January 25, 2017 ×