Category Archive: Latest Reviews

Noah Review

It seems the last great sanctuary of controversy in cinema is the age old institution of religion. With sordid liaisons, general genitalia and sex being thrust in our faltering eyes by the likes… Continue reading

Under the Skin Review

Having been twelve years in the making it would be fair to say that Jonathan Glazer’s long awaited Under the Skin has gathered a significant amount of subconscious expectation, and, as we all… Continue reading

The Grand Budapest Hotel Review

Wes Anderson, the quirky directorial king of hipster cinema (or the hipster king of quirky cinema?), isn’t to everyone’s tastes with his too cool for school, deadpan, cinematic oddities, but with the The… Continue reading

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

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

The latest instalment in Peter Jackson’s epic tale of Middle Earth comes in the form of The Desolation of Smaug, the awkward second film in the Hobbit trilogy. With its predecessor, An Unexpected… Continue reading