Cinema Review Archive: July 2010

Shrek Forever After

Shrek's final big-screen adventure arrives in the UK. But should we break out the torches and pitchf...

Lymelife

A1970s coming-of-age slice-of-life excels with a fine cast that includes Alec Baldwin, Emma Roberts and Rory Culkin.

Get Him to the Greek

Russell Brand returns as rock star Aldous Snow in this comedy spin-off. Does it deserve to join the ...

Killers

Romantic comedies that are both intelligent and entertaining are increasingly hard to come by, as Em...

Killer Inside Me, The (2010)

Casey Affleck stars as the psycho next door in 50s Texas, in the controversial adaptation of Jim Thompson's novel.

Wild Grass (Les herbes folles)

At 87, Alain Resnais shows that has lost none of his ability to make entertaining and challenging cinema.

Lebanon

Samuel Maoz presents a powerful view of war from the inside of an Israeli tank in the Lebanon.

Brooklyn's Finest

Three Brooklyn cops struggle to uphold the law and keep their sanity in this solid thriller from Ant...

Collector, The

It's already out on DVD in America but does the delay in the UK release mean The Collector is yet an...

4.3.2.1

Another example of fresh, exciting, sexy and sassy British independent filmmaking from Noel Clarke. Not for oldies.

Brothers Bloom, The

The director of high-school noir 'Brick' returns with another fun spin on a classic US movie genre – the elaborate con.

Sex and the City 2

Here come the girls. Emma Farley assesses the latest instalment of the chick flick franchise....

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans, The

Nicolas Cage plays a bent cop in a whole heap of trouble in Werner Herzog's latest. But is it any go...

Vincere

Marco Bellocchio's film looks at the secret marriage of Mussolini and what it tells us about the deeper nature of Italy.

City of Life and Death

A powerful account of the Rape of Nanking, one of the worst atrocities of the Second World War.

[REC] 2

The second in a proposed quadrilogy, have we started to wish the [•REC] cameras would run out of bat...