“Paterson” Is A Gentle Reminder Of The Beauty Of Everyday Life

"Taking our every day and making it magical is what this film does best," says Martin Carr in his Top 10 Films review...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017

Tim Roth’s Unforgettable “The War Zone” Redefines The Term Friendly Fire

The War Zone is a troubling, unforgettable drama about domestic abuse within a seemingly typical family...

Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” Is A Potent Mix Of Revenge & Remorse

After the splendid Academy Award winner A Separation written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, the talented filmmaker brings us The Salesman, another drama that triumphed at the Oscars, winning Best Foreign Language Film. Thomas Brownridge takes a closer look… The Salesman follows...

“Salo” Offers Little Hope – But No Mercy

One truly intriguing aspect of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s 1975 swansong is the fact the movie ends on a slightly optimistic note...
Posted On 24 Mar 2017

“Ghostbusters”: Where Did It All Go Wrong For Feig, McCarthy & Co?

Ghostbusters is writer-director Paul Feig's ill-fated attempt to reboot the 1980s comedy-horror franchise with an all-female ghost-hunting troupe...

“Don’t Knock Twice” Is Prime Contemporary Horror With Classic Roots

Don't Knock Twice's strengths lie in an ability to conjure a genuinely unnerving malevolence courtesy of its terrifying villain...

Ben Parker’s “The Chamber” Is A Technical Accomplishment

Ben Parker's taut, tense feature film debut showcases the writer-director's skill with the camera...

The Escalation Of Dread Makes “Bad Frank” Uniquely Unnerving

Bad Frank from writer/director Tony Germinario is currently impressing audiences on the festival circuit...