4.0

Movie Review: Mojave

In the early hours, hungover and afflicted by existential ennui, Hollywood wunderkind Thomas (Garrett Hedlund playing the kind of terminally cool, critically feted actor/director/artist filmmaking polymath...
4.0

Movie Review: Hail, Caesar!

In the golden Hollywood era, Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) works hard to cover up all of Capitol Pictures' studio scandals. As if dealing with disgruntled directors and bloodthirsty gossip columnists wasn't...
3.0

Movie Review: The Revenant

Awards season each year brings a field of esteemed productions, marked by the presence of cinema’s most accomplished directors, actors and writers, or touching on stories that are vitally important socially...
3.0

Movie Review: Hector

Hector McAdam (Peter Mullan) is making his way from Scotland to London for his annual visit to the Christmas homeless shelter. Having disappeared 17 years ago, leaving his family behind, he decides to stop off...
3.0

Movie Review: The Hallow

A rural folk-horror that starts off strongly before losing its way in a mess of gooey effects, The Hallow really feels like a missed opportunity. It’s still an entertaining watch, don’t get me wrong,...
5.0

Movie Review: The Closer We Get

“You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family!” As sayings go, it’s one my mother has always been fond of quoting, normally when an aunt or a cousin does something particularly...
4.0

Movie Review: Suffragette

As Maud Watts, played by the captivating Carey Mulligan, turns to her husband in bed and asks, ‘if we had a daughter, what kind of life would she have had?’ I felt a pang of resonance with the fictional...
3.0

Movie Review: North v South

When the two criminal empires that rule England’s gangland, John Claridge’s (Bernard Hill) Northern gang and Vic Clarke’s (Steven Berkoff) Southern mob, meet to bury the hatchet and discuss a fragile...