Category Archive: 2014

Her Review

Back in October the Guardian ran an article highlighting Japan’s “flight from human intimacy”; the dissolution of traditional relationships, sexual desires and even the inherent need for human contact. The number of single… Continue reading

Inside Llewyn Davis Review

Suitably, and surely not out of coincidence, the Coen brothers’ latest film following hapless 1960s folk singer Llewyn Davis’ amateur career can be summed up by Bob Dylan’s most famous chorus: “How does… Continue reading

Dallas Buyers Club Review

Hollywood loves a comeback, almost as much as it loves pushing a particular mortal soul renowned for acting (sometimes) to the top of pile in order to lavish him with exhaustive praise and… Continue reading

The Wolf of Wall Street Review

Like a cinematic personification of the menacing bronze bull that guards New York’s financial district Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street has rampaged through the media outlets for the past year, seemingly… Continue reading

12 Years A Slave Review

Last week’s Golden Globes kicked off the tense award season with the much backed 12 Years a Slave picking up the gong for Best Motion Picture (Drama), the only surprise being that it… Continue reading

American Hustle Review

Director David O. Russell’s logic can’t be faltered, taking the best parts of his previous two films in order to make one Oscar laden prospect. Extracting Christian Bale and Amy Adams from The… Continue reading