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Review of The Lady in the Van

Review of The Lady in the Van

If you’ve seen the trailer for The Lady in the Van, or pretty much any of writer Alan Bennett’s work, you will know what you are getting with this film.…

Review of He Named Me Malala

Review of He Named Me Malala

This documentary about the Pakistan teenager Malala Yousafzai is a little hamstrung by the central story being so well-known. A 14-year-old girl, outspoken in her belief that girls should be…

Review of Burnt

Review of Burnt

After the recent box office failure of Steve Jobs, here is another film that is struggling with people not caring about the premise. Bradley Cooper stars as Adam Jones, a…

Review of Steve Jobs

Review of Steve Jobs

Originally tipped as an Oscar front-runner, Steve Jobs has famously flopped disastrously at the American box office. Conventional wisdom seems to be that it is because no-one is interested in…

Review of Brooklyn

Review of Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s trailer left me completely cold. It came across as a humdrum story of the sort that might appear on BBC1 on a Sunday tea time. However, glowing reviews persuaded…

Round-up of 2015 on-demand film releases

Round-up of 2015 on-demand film releases

Time for another quick round up of 2015 releases now available on demand. Convenience A nifty low budget British comedy set in a 24 hour convenience store. Two guys trying…