The Big Sick

The Big Sick

The Big Sick sounds like the way a small child would refer to a bad stomach bug. So, I was worried that this would be another infantile rom-com, packed full of clichés and “missed opportunities”. Act...
Compliance

Compliance

Craig Zobel’s 2012 film Compliance has prompted extreme reactions since its release. When it toured the festival circuit, people walked out; critics have professed their dismay at its attitude toward...
Alone in Berlin

Alone in Berlin

When Hans Fallada sat down to write Every Man Dies Alone, he was creating one of the first anti-Nazi books to be published in post-war Germany. Having spent many years incarcerated in an insane asylu...
Borg McEnroe

Borg McEnroe

An icy Nordic berg versus a brash, bratty New Yorker. The gentleman of tennis versus the superbrat. The people’s favourite versus a figure of villainy. That is exactly how Björn Borg and John McEnroe...
Lady Bird

Lady Bird: First Trailer

Jackie and No Strings Attached actress, Greta Gerwig, makes her directorial debut with this quirky and complex exploration of adolescence and family. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalfe, this ...
Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies – First Trailer

Tom Hanks rarely makes a bad film – I’m pretending The Da Vinci Code didn’t happen – and Bridge of Spies seems to continue this run of intense, thought-provoking performances....
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The Martian – First Images Released

I still haven’t forgiven Ridley Scott for Prometheus, but the first images from The Martian, along with more detailed information about the cast list and plot, have actually really intrigued me...

Northwest

The appetite for Scandinavian thrillers both on television and at the cinema shows no sign of waning. Michael Noer’s coming-of-age tale of brotherhood, crime and violence takes full advantage of the ...

Mirrors

In our Second Chance cinema strand, Moviescramble casts its eyes over the 2008 horror film Mirrors. In terms of critical acclaim horror films are generally given a bit of a kicking. Most reviewers te...