Cinema Review Archive: R

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Robin Williams steps into Chevy Chase's shoes and takes his reluctant family on a cross-country vacation in this comedy from director Barry Sonnenfeld (Men In Black). Jeff Daniels co-stars, as does teenage pop star JoJo. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Raid, The

1 Ruthless Crimelord, 20 Elite Cops, 30 Floors of Chaos... Lots & lots of stabbing....

Rain

Gary Couzens has reviewed the theatrical release of Rain, an interesting mood-piece from director Christine Jeffs.Rain went on release on 27 June.

Rambo

He's back! And this time he's even more annoyed than before. John Rambo destroys Burma in 90 minutes - now that's how to make a statement.

Ray

Taylor Hackford's biopic of soul legend Ray Charles has received a number of Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, and its star Jamie Foxx is the favourite to take home the Best Actor statuette. The film follows the musician from his impoverished childhood to the peak of his success in the sixties. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Read My Lips

Alexander Larman has reviewed the theatrical release of Read My Lips. An intriguing and occasionally ingenious French character study-cum-film noir, the film is worth watching for the two lead performances alone

Real Steel

Also known as the film in which Wolverine teams up with a Transformer to mend his relationship with ...

Reaping, The

Hilary Swank investigates the strange case of a small Louisiana town that's being struck by a series of biblical plagues in this horror movie. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Recruit, The

Iain Boulton has reviewed the theatrical release of The Recruit.

Red Dog

From Louis de Bernières's book, the semi-true and often funny story about an Australian dog who became an icon.

Red Dragon

Gary Couzens has reviewed the theatrical release of Red Dragon. A worthy prequel or a pointless remake of Manhunter, a film which didn't need remaking?Red Dragon previews in the UK and Ireland on 5 and 10 October and goes on national release on 11 October.

Red Eye

Horror director Wes Craven turns his attention to the suspense genre with this airborne thriller. Rising star Rachel McAdams plays a young woman travelling on a late night flight from Dallas to Miami and Cillian Murphy is the sinister fellow passenger who turns her trip into a nightmare. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Reeker

When five college students run out of gas at a desert rest-stop, their troubles are only beginning in this supernatural slasher film. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Refuge, Le

A pregnant woman trys to come to terms with an unwanted baby in the latest film from François Ozon.

Reign Of Fire

Daniel Stephens has reviewed the theatrical release of Reign Of Fire. Christian Bale and Matthew McConaughey take centre stage in this excellent Dragon tale.

Reno 911!: Miami

Based on the Comedy Central series Reno 911!, a spoof of Cops, this spin-off takes the world's dumbest police force to a convention in Miami. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

Resident Evil: Afterlife

A belated review of the latest entry in the long-running zombie franchise, with the undead mayhem no...

Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Picking up where Resident Evil left off, a genetically-altered Alice wakes up to find Raccoon City now infected with the T-virus and sealed off from the outside world. She, along with a ragtag group of survivors must find a way out while avoiding zombies and a new threat in the form of the deadly Nemesis. Tiffany Bradford reviews the US theatrical release of Resident Evil: Apocalypse.

Resident Evil: Extinction

The first two were rubbish - no reason to change things now....

Resident Evil: Retribution

Fifth time's the charm for the Milla Jovovich vs. zombies franchise?...

Resolution 819

Noel Megahey reviews Giacomo Battiato's powerful if somewhat fictionalised movie adaptation of the investigation into the massacre of Srebrenica in 1995 during the Bosnian war.

Return, The

Trailing a Golden Lion from Venice last year, plus a variety of other festival awards, this debut film from young Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev has finally arrived in the UK. Natski gets all wound up by the tension.

Return, The

Sarah Michelle Gellar plays a woman haunted by violent visions in this supernatural thriller. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

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.

Revolver

Guy Ritchie, director of Lock Stock And Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch returns to the gangster movie with a less comical, more surreal take on the genre. Jason Statham and Ray Liotta star. Review by Kevin O'Reilly.

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