Cinema

Film Review: First Man

This production has been a long time-coming. Drawn from James R. Hansen’s book and originally to be directed by Clint Eastwood, it is now handled by Damien Chaz…

Film Review: Venom

Venom finally is granted his (its?) own full movie on the 30th anniversary of the creature’s first appearance in Marvel comics, and the result offers a strong p…

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Film Review: American Animals

British writer/director Bart Layton makes his feature début with this reality-blurring depiction of actual events, and while his dedicated cast works hard to ma…

Film Review: Custody

Definitely not a ‘date movie’, this is unquestionably one of the best and most ‘triggering’ pics of the year.…

Film Review: The Seagull

Anton Chekhov’s oft-filmed and endlessly performed 1895 play is adapted by theatre-intensive director Michael Mayer and scriptwriter Stephen Karam for a handsom…

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Film Review: Ladies in Black

This comedic/dramatic character piece is drawn from Madeleine St. John’s 1993 novel, and features fine performances from a lovely cast while it paints a picture…

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Film Review: Searching

This suspense thriller from co-writer/director Aneesh Chaganty and key producer Timur Bekmambetov plays out entirely on screens (PCs, phones and perhaps TVs), a…

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Film Review: Beast

The feature début from Michael Pearce is an ambitious psychological drama with a dangerous edge that falls apart a little into the final act, yet the performanc…

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