“Room”: Contentious, Uncomfortable, Riveting And Unrivalled

A film that will be remembered long after the credits roll, Lenny Abrahamson's Room is an experience worth having...
Posted On 10 May 2016

Kristen Stewart Excels In Powerful Drama “Camp X-Ray”

In our second review of hard-hitting drama Camp X-Ray, Martin Carr explains why the film deserves to be seen by a wider audience...
Posted On 26 Mar 2016

“Carol” Is A Piece Of Delicate Cinematic Beauty

A film of delicate beauty which subtlety blurs gender distinctions, skilfully drawing parallels between equality within a contemporary context...
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Paul Bettany’s Directorial Debut “Shelter” Is An Understated Triumph

Martin Carr sings the praises of Paul Bettany's directorial debut Shelter, saying it's "best discovered on your own and considered at leisure..."
Posted On 02 Mar 2016

“Good People” Provides Phoned-In Drama That Lacks Real Thrills

Some good performances can't help a phoned-in drama that lacks real thrills...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016

“Rubble Kings” Is An Illuminating Document Of The Real Warriors

Martin Carr reviews Shan Nicholson's documentary Rubble Kings...
Posted On 10 Dec 2015

“Listen To Me Marlon” Offers Nothing New About The Marlon Brando Enigma

Do we really learn anymore about Brando than we knew before?
Posted On 04 Dec 2015

Racism Is Met Head On In Alan Parker’s Brilliant “Mississippi Burning”

Powerful, infuriating, heartbreaking; just a few words to describe Alan Parker's brilliant Mississippi Burning...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015