‘The Greatest Showman’ is visually stunning an undeniable crowd-pleaser, but when looked at through a critical lens, it falls
Despite its issues, Brooklyn is an adequate adaptation and would make a nice romantic trip to the cinema. In cinemas 06 November 2015.
Guillermo del Toro is just one of those directors who seems to constantly have projects in the works that fail
It feels like Lanthimos put no thought into building the rules for his world, and for that reason it becomes impossible to care about them. In Cinemas 16 October 2015.
These character traits are interesting, and will surely have academics putting the film on repeat. But in the great history of cinematic adaptations of Shakespeare’s work, Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth will not be remembered as a particularly standout piece. In cinemas 02 October 2015.
Nanni Moretti’s Mia Madre feels like two different films. One is Moretti’s own personal story of loss, inspired by the
Dope is a wasted opportunity, a film that doesn’t say “this is what it’s like growing up black in America” instead saying “we are all the same”; pop culture’s mantra, and a false statement if ever there was one.
The critics have been kind to Jafar Panahi in recent years, and understandably so. When an artist is being explicitly
Marvellously paced, and pursuing a truly original concept, 45 Years calmly and chillingly captures the realisation of some of the worst worries a person can have about their relationship. In cinemas 28 August 2015.
Without the wisdom or mentorship she needed to keep her feet on the ground, she got swept up by the hype and crushed beneath the weight of it. Amy is a brilliant and poignant portrait of a singer who could conceivably have been long-term asset to the world of music.