Cinema Review Archive: April 2010

Nightmare On Elm Street, A

One, two, Freddy's coming for you. Ian Sandwell reviews the latest in a long line of horror remakes....

Tango Singer, The

Argentinean cinematographer and director Diego Martinez Vignatti shows that sometimes it only takes one to tango.

Metropia

Vincent Gallo and Juliette Lewis are voice actors for this dark futuristic animated feature from Sweden.

Four Lions

Chris Morris chooses terrorism as the subject of his directorial debut; surely this can't be controv...

Moloch Tropical

Raoul Peck takes Sokurov's film version of Adolf Hitler's regime and applies it to contemporary Haiti.

Greenberg

Doing nothing, deliberately.

Clash of the Titans

The fondly-remembered 1981 Ray Harryhausen fantasy is re-imagined as a CGI blockbuster. Is it heaven...

Strigoi

The communist living-dead arise in Faye Jackson's Romanian located comedy-horror with a - dare I say it - bit of a bite.

Bluebeard

Catherine Breillat delves into the mythology of fairytales and puts a characteristic spin on an old tale.

Dogtooth

A disturbing tale of family dysfunction reminiscent of Michael Haneke, only with a (sick) sense of humour.

Lake (Un lac), A

The dark world of Philippe Grandrieux becomes even more abstract in the sensory overload of his latest film.

Adrift ( Deriva)

Vincent Cassel stars in Heitor Dhalia's Brazilian beach melodrama of a young girl's coming of age.

Triage

Opening the Belfast Film Festival, Colin Farrell and Christopher Lee star in a new anti-war drama from Danis Tanovic.

9 Songs

9 Songs charts the course of an affair via a series of sexual encounters and concert footage, in a low-budget, somewhat experimental feature directed by the prolific and versatile Michael Winterbottom. Gary Couzens reviews this controversial film, which is currently on limited release in the UK and Ireland.

Kick-Ass

You've already decided if you're outraged by its content but is Kick-Ass worthy of talking about? Ia...