Review: “The House” Fails To Play Its Cards Right

The House is an uninspired affair lacking the laugh-count to make it truly worthwhile...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018

Review: “Gumshoe” Steps Through Some Reverent Territory

Mark Fraser revisits a 1970s English crime movie which bucked the trend of the day by eschewing violence...
Posted On 10 Aug 2018

Review: “The Fortune” Doesn’t Favour The Brave

Mark Fraser revisits a work which the ensuing four decades have failed to rescue...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018

Review: “Downsizing” Lacks Alexander Payne’s Usually Nuanced Humanity

Downsizing seems to find Alexander Payne lacking a fundamental sense of humanity towards his subject matter...
Posted On 21 Jun 2018

“Paddington 2” Embodies Everything That Is “Feel Good” Cinema

The film is both outstandingly warm and quintessentially British, which will capture the hearts and minds of children, teenagers and adults...

Destined To Become One Of The Great American Romantic-Comedies, “The Big Sick” Dazzles

It becomes quickly evident while watching The Big Sick why it is now one of the highest grossing independent American films ever made...
Posted On 20 Jan 2018

“The Last Detail” Wins First Place In Towne’s Top Three

A film written by one of America’s most successful screenwriters still resonates as a stand-out example of fine, no-fuss cinema...
Posted On 27 Dec 2017

Subversive Fairytale: “The Princess Bride” Continues To Delight

Many argue that The Princess Bride is one of the greatest comedies of all time...