Category Archive: Latest Reviews

Prisoners Review

Relative unknown director Denis Villeneuve makes his debut in English language cinema with the obsessively gloomy, yet hauntingly intriguing murder mystery thriller Prisoners. A rare piece of original storytelling, Prisoners makes deep impressions… Continue reading

Rush Review

‘Modern Life is Rubbish’ Blur proclaimed with their second album’s name, playing on the ever present desire to harken back to the good old days when everything seemed better- the economy stronger, the… Continue reading

You’re Next Review

It’s safe to say that horror, much like film on the whole, is going through a creative dearth at the moment with the last few years overly populated by Exorcist inspired possession plots… Continue reading

We’re The Millers Review

Everyone knows one of those perfect families; the type that has a dream life- with wonderfully clever children, a beautiful wife and a man’s man head of the faultless suburban household, yet behind… Continue reading

A Field in England Review

Simultaneously released on DVD, at the cinema and shown on television for free, director Ben Wheatley was breaking from convention before A Field in England had even been seen, yet the marketing madness… Continue reading

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa Review

There are few mediums left for Alan Partridge to conquer with his unique brand of humour, having dabbled in sports via The Day Today, television with Knowing Me Knowing Me and the hysterical… Continue reading

Only God Forgives Review

There’s little doubt that this year’s most polarising motion picture will be Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest thriller, Only God Forgives. Far bolder and unforgiving than Drive or Bronson, Refn has magnified his directorial… Continue reading

The World’s End Review

The final instalment in the so called ‘Cornetto Trilogy’, ‘The World’s End’ is culmination of Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and director Edgar Wright’s previous work. Despite indulging heavily in the last two films,… Continue reading

The Bling Ring Review

Sofia Coppola’s latest release, ‘The Bling Ring’ is rare gem of contemporary, mainstream cinema- managing to be an unfathomable combination of dull, repetitive and shallow. To successfully squeeze all the aforementioned, undesirable qualities… Continue reading

The Act of Killing Review

           The opening quote from French philosopher Voltaire: “It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets” is a clear… Continue reading