Equal Parts Wake-Up Call & Cautionary Tale: “High-Rise” Is This Generation’s “Fight Club”

Visually arresting, technically challenging and topically on point, Ben Wheatley's High-Rise is a unique piece of cinema...
Posted On 17 Jul 2016

Poignant & Tragic, “Janis: Little Girl Blue” Is A Magnificent Portrait Of Innocence, Fame & Musical Genius

"Beyond all the plaudits, tearful recollections and concert footage Joplin’s innocence infiltrates every frame seamlessly", says Top 10 Films' Martin Carr...
Posted On 19 Jun 2016

“Youth” Is A Fascinating Love Letter To Lost Opportunities

Paolo Sorrentino's rumination on youth features an all-star cast including Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel...
Posted On 30 May 2016

“Three Days Of The Condor” Is The Quintessential 70s Paranoid Conspiracy Thriller

Robert Redford has rarely been better in this stylish 1970s paranoia conspiracy thriller from director Sydney Pollack...
Posted On 15 May 2016

“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