Cinema Review Archive: August 2008

Hellboy II - The Golden Army

Another keenly anticipated comic book sequel, but can Red knock the Dark Knight off his perch...

Mad Detective

Lau Ching Wan is the schizophrenic cop who sees people's real personalities. Johnny To is re-united with Wai Ka Fai for a very original detective thriller....

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Doesn't feel quite right over on this side of the site...


The life and violent times of the notorious West Ham football hooligan

X-Files: I Want to Believe, The

Mulder and Scully return to investigate another paranormal case. Will this departure from traditional X-Files mythology make you Want to Believe or simply Want to Leave?

Summer Hours (L'Heure d't)

Olivier Assayas abandons the expansive global filmmaking of his recent work for an apparently smaller-scale Chekhovian drama that nonetheless has wider resonance and larger generational implications. Noel Megahey reviews.

Love Guru, The

Mike Myers returns to our screens after a five year hiatus. Was it worth the wait?

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Enter the mind of fourteen-year-old Georgia Nicolson as Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, based on Louise Rennison's popular novels, comes to the big screen.