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Monday 16 September 2019
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Category: Reviews

hidden figures

REVIEW – HIDDEN FIGURES

REVIEW – HIDDEN FIGURES – Waiting to Exhale meets The Right Stuff. We’ve all got used tot he images of NASA over the...

fences

REVIEW – FENCES

REVIEW – FENCES – Denzel Washington stars in and directs Fences – a kind of Death of a Garbageman. Denzel Washington...

manchester by the sea

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – REVIEW

REVIEW – In Manchester by the Sea, Robert Ford is sad because he married the woman from Shutter Island. Casey Affleck plays Lee, a...

MOONLIGHT

MOONLIGHT – REVIEW

REVIEW – Boyhood meets Brokeback Mountain meets Boys n’ the Hood is a terrible description of Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight. A...

young pope

YOUNG POPE ACTUALLY KIND OF OLD

VATICAN – Young Pope not that young. In the new HBO show Jude Law plays Lenny, the new American Pope. His election has come back from...

silence

SILENCE – REVIEW

REVIEW: SILENCE – Spider-man and Kylo Ren go to Japan to find Ra’s Ghul. Martin Scorsese’s new film apparently took 20...

it's a wonderful life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: TRUMP EDITION RELEASED

REVIEW – It’s a Wonderful Life re-released in a new edition, digitally altered to take into account Donald Trump’s...

rogue one

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY – REVIEW

REVIEW – ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY – Mrs Stephen Hawking takes to divorce quite well, all things considered. Okay so if we...

la la land

LA LA LAND – REVIEW

VENICE – Damien Chazell’s follow up to Whiplash is like the interesting B-Side to all the Hollywood musicals you know and love....

arrival

ARRIVAL – REVIEW

REVIEW – Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival is clever science fiction which manages to escape its essential silliness. There’s a...

westworld

WESTWORLD – REVIEW

REVIEW – New HBO drama Westworld has finished. A remake of the fairly daft Michael Crichton movie, Westworld has turned into...

jackie

JACKIE – REVIEW

REVIEW – Jackie sees Princess Padme Amidala having bad luck with boyfriends again. Pablo Larrain’s first English language movie...

fantastic beasts

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM – REVIEW

REVIEW – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a Harry Potter-themed Pokemon Go for people too lazy to play Pokemon Go....

hacksaw ridge

HACKSAW RIDGE – REVIEW

HACKSAW RIDGE – REVIEW: Andrew Garfield plays pacifist superhero in bloody World War 2 drama. Mel Gibson returns to blood and...