Cinema Review Archive: F

Fading Gigolo

Karen looks at a new film teaming John Turturro with Woody Allen. ...

Fahrenheit 9/11

Winner of the prestigious Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival and the centre of loads of controversy even before its release, Michael Moore's eagerly-anticipated indictment of the war on Iraq, the events of September 11th and George Bush's 'fictitious presidency' finally hits the big screen. Tiffany Bradford reviews the US theatrical release of Fahrenheit 9/11.

Failure To Launch

Matthew McConaughey is a lazy thirtysomething who still lives at home with his parents. In desperation, his folks turn to Sarah Jessica Parker, an expert at convincing young men to fly the coop. This light romantic comedy also stars Zooey Deschanel and Kathy Bates. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Fantastic Four

Kev reviews the latest summer blockbuster; starring Stretch Armstrong, “The Brick”, See-through Gal and Flaming Johnny.

Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer

Marvel Comics' team of superheroes returns to battle a powerful new enemy: an alien who has come to Earth to prepare our planet for destruction. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox is a stop-motion animated film directed by Wes Anderson from Roald Dahl's children's novel. Gary Couzens reviews, and finds it more Anderson than Dahl. Fantastic Mr. Fox is now showing on wide release in the UK and Ireland.

Far from Heaven

Gary Couzens has reviewed the theatrical release of Far from Heaven, Todd Haynes's 50s-style melodrama that works due to its conviction, and excellent performances from Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid.

Farewell (L'Affaire Farewell)

Christian Carion's based-on-a-true-story Cold War spy-thriller stars Emir Kusturica and Guillaume Canet.

Fast & Furious 5

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker rev up for another instalment of the Fast & Furious series....

Fast & Furious 6

Ride or die...

Fast and the Furious, The

Gary Couzens has reviewed the theatrical release of The Fast and the Furious. Rob Cohen's film about illegal car races on the streets of L.A. is one of the best action films to come out of Hollywood for a while and further proof of Vin Diesel's considerable screen presence.The Fast and the Furious is released in UK and Irish cinemas on 14 September.

Fast And The Furious, The: Tokyo Drift

Every car-modder's favourite action franchise switches location to Japan for episode three and replaces its star Paul Walker with a cast of young unknowns headed by Lucas Black. The story follows a young American's attempt to break into Tokyo's street-racing underground. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Fat Slags

Viz's most notorious characters come to the big screen in a new British comedy, in which Sandra and Tracey inadvertently become national celebrities and get mixed up with dodgy media types including Jerry O'Connell and Geri Halliwell. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Fear, The (London Film Festival 2013)

An embarrassingly heavy-handed drama about a serious subject topic...

Feardotcom

Kevin O'Reilly has reviewed the theatrical release of Feardotcom, a horror movie about a website which kills its visitors. The rumours that it's based on The DVD Times are entirely untrue.

Fearless (Huo Yuan Jia)

Jet Li claims that Fearless will be his last martial arts movie. Set in early 20th century China, it's the story of a Wu Shu master who comes to terms with his inner demons and emerges as a national hero and role model. Ronny Yu directs. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Fighter, The

Mark Wahlberg fights battles in and out of the ring in David O. Russell's boxing drama....

Fighting Temptations, The

Gary Couzens has reviewed the cinema release of The Fighting Temptations, a dud comedy-musical starring Cuba Gooding Jr and Beyoncé Knowles which opens today in the UK and Ireland.

Final Destination 2

Gary Couzens has reviewed the theatrical release of Final Destination 2, sequel to the 2000 hit and more of the same.

Final Destination 3

In which the Grim Reaper returns to claim yet another group of young people who slipped out of his grasp, in this case by escaping a rollercoaster disaster. As in the previous Final Destination films, the survivors soon begin to die in unpleasant ways. Review by Kevin O'Reilly, who survived a car crash when he was 12 but so far hasn't qlkshf'fia#dgds'##b/

Final Destination 5

Death's back and it's better than ever....

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Raphael Pour-Hashemi has reviewed the cinema release of Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within.

Finding Nemo

The fifth full-length feature film from Toy Story creators Pixar, Finding Nemo follows the adventures of a plucky little clownfish on a heroic quest to save his son.

Finding Neverland

Johnny Depp plays JM Barrie, the author of Peter Pan, in this tearjerker based loosely on events in his life. The writer befriends a widow played by Kate Winslet and her four boys and they inspire him to write his famous fairy tale. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Finding Vivian Maier

Karen looks at an intriguing new documentary....

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