Review: “Picnic” Packs An Optimistic Basket

Picnic highlights how similar visual syntax can convey almost completely different meanings...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

Review: “Tin Men” Rusty On Gender

There are times when even Oscar-nominated scriptwriters pen fatally flawed moments...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019

Review: “Colette” Sumptuously Brought To Life By Actor & Director

If Colette could be classed as a period drama then it is one which redefines what such a genre is capable of achieving...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019

Review: “A Private War” Celebrates Journalistic Endeavour

In a cinema landscape awash with movie superheroes, A Private War celebrates a real life hero...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019

Review: “Cold Pursuit” Never Hots Up

If one of your henchmen is called Speedo then you know it’s time to get that birch branch out and start thrashing the screenwriter...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

Review: War Reporters “Under Fire” In Roger Spottiswoode’s Excellent Political Thriller

A subtly powerful geopolitical thriller built around the virtues and vice of war reporters...

Review: “Night Of The Demon” Remains An After Dark Treat

Despite some controversy surrounding the appearance of its titular monster, a spooky film made in England during the second half of the 1950s has lost none of its eerily tense charm...
Posted On 26 May 2019

Review: “Dragonwyck” Breathes Some Fire

It is likely a Hollywood movie made over 70 years ago stumped contemporary audiences when its storyline was subjected to an abrupt change in bearings well into its running time...
Posted On 26 May 2019