• The Lost City Of Z

    The Lost City Of Z Review

    Friday, March 24, 2017

    Everybody’s looking for something. Wise words from the Eurythmics there, and something early twentieth century explorer Percy Fawcett could have identified with, as I discovered in The Lost City Of Z.

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  • Free Fire

    Free Fire Review

    Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Well, They probably don’t get invited to many press screenings. Press screenings like the one I went to for the new Ben Wheatley film Free Fire.

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  • Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

    Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars Review

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017

    I love David Bowie. And it’s unconditional. I have all of his albums as well as his picture on my wall… so this review of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars will be less like objective journalism and more like a love letter written in blood and slipped under your door at three in the morning.

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  • I, Daniel Blake

    I, Daniel Blake Blu-ray Review

    Monday, February 27, 2017

    I’ve been a big fan of Ken Loach’s work since 1998’s My Name is Joe, and if you want to stimulate political discussion then Ken is your man. And his latest work, I, Daniel Blake, is no exception.

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  • A-Cure-For-Wellness

    A Cure For Wellness Review

    Friday, February 24, 2017

    How well are you? Judging by the nationalistic sickness spreading around the world these days, it’s a pertinent question – yet one that Gore Verbinski doesn’t really answer in A Cure For Wellness.

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  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

    Friday, February 17, 2017

    It was acceptable in the eighties, mindless action films that is. I thought this kind of movie had been consigned to the past, but it seems the makers of John Wick: Chapter 2 didn’t get the memo.

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  • Moonlight

    Moonlight Review

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    Soul crushing despair at the realisation of one’s own mortality is the perfect frame of mind in which to eat popcorn for one and take in Barry Jenkins’ hotly anticipated Moonlight.

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  • Gold Review

    Friday, February 3, 2017

    Well alright, alright, alright. That’s how I usually feel when I hear there’s a new Matthew McConaughy film coming out. But has he struck it rich with his new film Gold?

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  • Life-Animated

    Life Animated Blu-ray Review

    Monday, January 30, 2017

    Life, Animated is Academy Award winning director Roger Ross Williams’s (God Loves Uganda) adaptation of Ron Suskind’s book Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism.

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  • Sing

    Sing Review

    Friday, January 27, 2017

    Following the success of Zootropolis, Illumination Entertainment have brought us their own cinematic take on an animated animal metropolis with Sing.

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The Lost City Of Z
Mar
24

The Lost City Of Z Review

Everybody’s looking for something. Wise words from the Eurythmics there, and something early twentieth century explorer Percy Fawcett could have identified with, as I discovered in The Lost City Of Z.

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Free Fire
Mar
22

Free Fire Review

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Well, They probably don’t get invited to many press screenings. Press screenings like the one I went to for the new Ben Wheatley film Free Fire.

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I, Daniel Blake
Feb
27

I, Daniel Blake Blu-ray Review

I’ve been a big fan of Ken Loach’s work since 1998’s My Name is Joe, and if you want to stimulate political discussion then Ken is your man. And his latest work, I, Daniel Blake, is no exception.

Read More
A-Cure-For-Wellness
Feb
24

A Cure For Wellness Review

How well are you? Judging by the nationalistic sickness spreading around the world these days, it’s a pertinent question – yet one that Gore Verbinski doesn’t really answer in A Cure For Wellness.

Read More
John Wick: Chapter 2
Feb
17

John Wick: Chapter 2 Review

It was acceptable in the eighties, mindless action films that is. I thought this kind of movie had been consigned to the past, but it seems the makers of John Wick: Chapter 2 didn’t get the memo.

Read More
Moonlight
Feb
15

Moonlight Review

Soul crushing despair at the realisation of one’s own mortality is the perfect frame of mind in which to eat popcorn for one and take in Barry Jenkins’ hotly anticipated Moonlight.

Read More
Manchester By The Sea
Jan
12

Manchester By The Sea Review

Pain is supposed to be a positive thing, but it’s not an easy thing to talk about. Yet that’s just what writer and director Kenneth Lonergan has managed in his brilliant new film Manchester By The Sea.

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La La Land
Nov
11

La La Land Review

The perfect date. It’s a lot harder to find than it is to type, but at least the perfect date movie is easy to get your hands on now thanks to Damien Chazelle’s magical new film La La Land.

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