Cinema Review Archive: January 2009

Revolutionary Road

Titanic pair Kate Winslet and Leo DiCaprio are on a new voyage here, through the choppy seas of a strained and angst-ridden marriage in Sam Mendes' latest drama. Roger Keen reviews.

Bohčme, La

The current operatic dream team of Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón are paired in this filmed production of Puccini's opera, now on theatrical release. Noel Megahey reviews.

Slumdog Millionaire

Danny Boyle's Indian adventure looks like being the audience-pleasing great British hope for this year's award season. Noel Megahey reviews.

Wrestler, The

Mickey Rourke stars in this portrait of an over-the-hill pugilist, whose day of reckoning is fast approaching. So is Darren Aronofsky's latest the Raging Bull of wrestling movies? Roger Keen finds out.

Che (2008)

Gary Couzens reviews Che, Steven Soderbergh's four-hour, two-part film about Che Guevara. Part One is on release in the UK now, while Part Two is released on 20 February.

Australia (2008)

It's big, brash and it's in British cinemas now. But is Baz Luhrmann's Australia a hit or a miss? Gary Couzens gives his verdict.

Spirit, The

Frank Miller continues in his quest to either revolutionise or destroy the Hollywood comicbook movie with his take on Will Eisner's classic crime-fighter. Noel Megahey celebrates the irreverence.