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Review of Breaking In

Review of Breaking In

Sometimes it is nice to see an unpretentious and functional thriller. Breaking In certainly fits that description. Shaun (Gabrielle Union) travels to her recently deceased father’s luxurious but remote house…

Review of Lean on Pete

Review of Lean on Pete

Charley (Charlie Plummer) is a teenager who lives with his rubbish Dad (Travis Fimmel). Bored and needing to earn some money, Charley falls in with horse trainer Del (Steve Buscemi).…

Review of Entebbe

Review of Entebbe

Following the hijacking of an Air France plane by Palestine terrorists in 1976, three films were rushed out, telling the story of the incident and the Israeli attempts to rescue…

Reviews of The Leisure Seeker, Tully, and others

Reviews of The Leisure Seeker, Tully, and others

It’s probably just me but it feels like we are going through a lull in interesting cinema releases. Most of the potentially worthwhile films are either getting a very limited…

Review of Let the Sunshine In

Review of Let the Sunshine In

Watching this new film from celebrated French director Claire Denis, I pondered the question: how much can an incredible lead performance make up for a movie’s shortcomings? In this case,…

Review of 120 BPM

Review of 120 BPM

There was a lot of consternation when 120 BPM was not nominated for best foreign language film at the last Oscars and finally we have a chance to see for…

Review of A Quiet Place and Ghost Stories

Review of A Quiet Place and Ghost Stories

It is unusual, outside of mid-to-late October, for two horror films to be released in the same week but that is what happened last Friday. Both have reviewed well and…

Review of Journeyman

Review of Journeyman

Matty Burton is the middleweight champion of the world, knowing he is nearing the end of his career. He takes a lucrative fight with the much younger Andre Bryte, which…

Review of Unsane

Review of Unsane

In Unsane, Claire Foy stars as Sawyer. Having been subject to a stalker when she lived in Boston, she has moved to Pennsylvania to build a new life. Still troubled…

Review of Finding Your Feet

Review of Finding Your Feet

From the trailers this seemed to be aimed squarely at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel older cinema goer market. With its stalwart cast and light-hearted trailer, I assumed it would…

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