Film

3.5

Straight Outta Compton

Biopics aren’t really independent works of art. They’re inherently revisionist in nature, in that the constraints of scriptwriting and running time and the ...
2.5

Southpaw

Director: Antoine Fuqua Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, 50 Cent, Forest Whittaker Admittedly, I was excited for Southpaw. Jake Gyllenhaal transf...

Wings Over Hollywood

What do Battleship, Star Trek IV (the whale one), Birth of a Nation and Karate Kid II all have in common? They were all filmed with the assistance of the US Dep...
3.5

Amy

Director: Asif Kapadia Starring: Amy Winehouse Winehouse obsessive Asif Kapadia’s documentary hits cinemas four years after the star’s early death. Wh...
5

Inside Out

Director: Pete Doctor and Ronaldo Del Carmen Starring:  Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Phyllis Smith Inside Out sees the return of Up director Pe...
3

Gemma Bovery

Director: Anne Fontaine Starring: Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng, Fabrice Luchini, Niels Schneider Gemma Bovery, the latest film from Anne Fontaine, is a t...
1.5

Jurassic World

Director: Colin Trevorrow Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, dinosaurs! You know your franchise reboot is in trouble when its best moments are ex...

Personal and Political

This year has seen the release of two of the most valorised political films in recent years in Ava Duvernay’s Selma, disturbingly relevant in the America of M...

Into the Woods

Director: Rob Marshall Starring: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods first...