Cinema Review Archive

Lucy

Luc Besson is back with a bang. Humans are required to leave 90% of their brain at home. ...

Guardians of the Galaxy

More Marvel but, this time, with a difference.

Boyhood

Richard Linklater explores the wonders and hardships of life in this coming of age drama....

X/Y (Edinburgh International Film Festival)

Karen looks at an independent American drama about relationships, screened at the Edinburgh Film Fes...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Lauren reviews one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year which opens in the UK on 17th July.

Obvious Child

Jenny Slate makes you laugh and warms your heart in this comedy that's full of life and opens in the...

Finding Vivian Maier

Karen looks at an intriguing new documentary....

Rover, The

Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson hit the road in this Aussie crime drama......

100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, The

Jonas Jonasson's bestseller gets the big screen treatment....

Chef

Jon Favreau cooks up a meal that doubles as a metaphor for filmmaking...

Whispers Behind the Wall (East End Film Festival 2014)

A psychological thriller about a tenant and his mysterious landlord....

We Are Mari Pepa (East End Film Festival 2014)

A coming-of-age story about a Mexican band made up of kids jamming in a garage...

Tip Top (East End Film Festival 2014)

Isabelle Huppert and Sandrine Kiberlain are two detectives in an unpredictable screwball comedy....

Lilting (East End Film Festival 2014)

Ben Whishaw overcomes a language barrier in Hong Khaou's heartbreaking drama...

Jimmy's Hall

Karen reviews a new film from the great British director Ken Loach....

T.S. Spivet

A 3D adventure inside the mind of the young and prodigious T.S. Spivet....

Fading Gigolo

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

Grace of Monaco

Nicole Kidman stars in a Grace Kelly biopic that has little emotion behind the eyes....

Edge of Tomorrow

Bourne Identity director Doug Liman returns with another winning action film, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.

Fruitvale Station

Ryan Coogler's poignant Sundance winner pays tribute to Oscar Grant...

Cheap Thrills

A darkly comic thriller that escalates like Polanski with an anarchic sense of humour...

The Two Faces of January

Karen reviews a new thriller starring Viggo Mortensen....

Godzilla (2014)

Lauren takes a look at the new foot-stomping blockbuster which is currently showing in cinemas....

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Bryan Singer rounds up the usual suspects for a muddled trip to 1973....

Blue Ruin

Jeremy Saulnier's Kickstarter-funded sophomore feature hits the spot.

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