• You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here Blu-Ray Review

    Monday, July 2, 2018

    I have an idea for a Joaquin Phoenix film. You Were Never Really Here is not that film – for starters, it’s good.

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  • Adrift Review

    Saturday, June 30, 2018

    Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur seems to have found his niche with true-life, human interest stories – as survival drama Adrift proves.

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  • Hereditary Review

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    Thanks to films like Get Out, It and A Quiet Place, the once staid and predictable horror genre is so hot right now – and Hereditary has been ordained as 2018’s ‘blue steel’ of scary movies.

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  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the latest reptilian movie off the cinematic production line, following hot on the heels of the giant success of Jurassic World.

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  • Darkest Hour

    Darkest Hour Blu-ray Review

    Monday, June 4, 2018

    As an Irishman, my knowledge of Winston Churchill is limited to his famous quote about the Irish being a bit odd as they refuse to be English. Fortunately for me, Joe Wright’s latest film – Darkest Hour – is on hand to shed some more light on the man.

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  • Downsizing

    Downsizing Blu-ray Review

    Monday, May 28, 2018

    The problems facing Paul and Audrey Safranek at the outset of Alexander Payne’s hi-concept latest feature, Downsizing, are similar in nature to that of a gorgeous pair of urban elites with itchy feet, although maybe not as nuanced as the petty dispute over an alcoholic breakfast cereal kick-start to the day.

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  • Breaking In

    Breaking In Review

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    Breaking In is an action thriller starring Gabrielle Union who plays Shawn, a protective mother who takes her two charming children on an idyllic weekend road trip to her recently deceased criminal overlord father’s secluded estate to arrange for its sale.

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  • Redoubtable

    Redoubtable Review

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    Michel Hazanavicius’ latest film, Redoubtable, is an enjoyable biopic of the admired director Jean-Luc Godard that has been denounced by the great man himself. Which is nice.

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  • Mary and the Witch’s Flower

    Mary and the Witch’s Flower Review

    Friday, May 4, 2018

    When it comes to anime films, I’m far from an expert. My knowledge pretty much starts and ends with Akira and Ghost in the Shell. But Mary and the Witch’s Flower is a film that makes the most of anime’s fantastical opportunities.

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  • Beast

    Beast Review

    Saturday, April 28, 2018

    Twisted romances have long been a cinematic favourite of mine, but Michael Pearce’s new film Beast, is about so much more than that.

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You Were Never Really Here
Jul
2

You Were Never Really Here Blu-Ray Review

I have an idea for a Joaquin Phoenix film. You Were Never Really Here is not that film – for starters, it’s good.

Read More
Jun
30

Adrift Review

Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur seems to have found his niche with true-life, human interest stories – as survival drama Adrift proves.

Read More

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Jun
15

Hereditary Review

Thanks to films like Get Out, It and A Quiet Place, the once staid and predictable horror genre is so hot right now – and Hereditary has been ordained as 2018’s ‘blue steel’ of scary movies.

Read More
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jun
6

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the latest reptilian movie off the cinematic production line, following hot on the heels of the giant success of Jurassic World.

Read More
Darkest Hour
Jun
4

Darkest Hour Blu-ray Review

As an Irishman, my knowledge of Winston Churchill is limited to his famous quote about the Irish being a bit odd as they refuse to be English. Fortunately for me, Joe Wright’s latest film – Darkest Hour – is on hand to shed some more light on the man.

Read More
Redoubtable
May
10

Redoubtable Review

Michel Hazanavicius’ latest film, Redoubtable, is an enjoyable biopic of the admired director Jean-Luc Godard that has been denounced by the great man himself. Which is nice.

Read More
Beast
Apr
28

Beast Review

Twisted romances have long been a cinematic favourite of mine, but Michael Pearce’s new film Beast, is about so much more than that.

Read More
Isle of Dogs
Mar
29

Isle of Dogs Review

I am a cat person. But it seems one of my favourite directors – the peerless Wes Anderson – might just be a dog person judging by his latest film, Isle of Dogs.

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