Review: “Strait-Jacket” Unshackles Its Fading Star

Mark Fraser revisits a work that, for all intents and purposes, achieved what it initially set out to do...
Posted On 17 Feb 2019

Review: “Skyscraper” – Part “Die Hard”, Part “Towering Inferno”, All Action

Dwayne Johnson fights fire, mocks death defying drops and tackles heavily armoured henchmen...
Posted On 17 Feb 2019

Review: “Mr Sardonicus” Needs More Lockjaw

Mark Fraser explains why Mr Sardonicus could have been so much better...
Posted On 15 Feb 2019

Review: “The Last Waltz” Is An Experience Like No Other

The Last Waltz draws you in making you feel complicit in the activity...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019

Review: “Sicario 2: Soldado” Raises The Bar

It is the juxtaposition between the film's two main protagonists which provides that all important sense of humanity...
Posted On 02 Feb 2019

Review: “Gosford Park” Is Altman In Name Not Altman By Nature

The grandiose nature of the subject matter and reverence paid to the director somehow makes things feel decidedly average...
Posted On 02 Feb 2019

Review: “Bad Day For The Cut” Complements The Storied Past Of The British Vigilante

Bad Day for the Cut follows in the great tradition of British revenge films...

Review: “Ministry Of Fear” Is A Funny Nightmare

Mark Fraser looks back at a work which easily could have been far more pessimistic than it actually is...
Posted On 25 Jan 2019