A Private War – Review

We have a tendency to take for granted the images we see on our televisions screens, especially from the areas of trouble around the world. The fact that people go in there to record and report on th...

Sweeney 2 – Review

With the success of the TV show and the reception accorded to the first film, it was inevitable that there would be a second big screen adventure for the boys from the Flying Squad. Though, this time...
The Hate U Give film review

The Hate U Give – Review

As opening scenes go, The Hate U Give offers up something pretty stark. A father, educating his nine, ten and one year old children as to what to do if they are ever in a car that gets pulled over by...

Destroyer – Review

Nicole Kidman excels in Karyn Kusama’s sun blasted cop drama, Destroyer. Almost unrecognisable, Kidman adorns a transformation that has drawn parallels to Charlize Theron in Monster to portray Erin B...

Vice – Review

Christian Bale transforms himself into Dick Cheney for Adam McKay’s Vice. Bale is no stranger to extreme dieting methods to prepare for a role, for Vice he piled on 40 pounds to convince us he’s the ...
Polar Netflix

Polar – Review

Polar, the latest feature length release from streaming giant Netflix, is probably going to fall into either love it or hate it camps for most viewers. The brutal ultra violence on show will leave so...

Orphee (Orpheus) – Review

Just having had a meticulous restoration carried out, the 1955 Jean Cocteau version of the classic myth Orpheus is re-released in a special BFI edition. Regarded at the time as a classic, it is still...

Snake Outta Compton – Review

Sometimes you just have to go with it. Even with the publicity for Snake Outta Compton you get the sense that the film knows exactly what it is. There is no pretence of high ambitions, just the chanc...

Piercing – Review

Piercing is an odd little film. It clocks in at a sprightly 82 minutes and is a strange beast in terms of horror cinema. We get a lot films about serial killers and their origins but this is somethin...