reviews archive

  • My Ordinary Love Story

    "...gradually reveals itself to be a long way from the ordinary romantic comedy it initially presents itself as."

    July 27, 2015 15:10
  • The Admiral: Roaring Currents

    “…there’s a commanding sense of scale and heft on screen; one achieved without sacrificing coherency or personal stakes.”

    July 27, 2015 15:06
  • A Hard Day

    "It’s hard to make a chase scene seem original nowadays, but 'A Hard Day' comes close."

    July 27, 2015 14:57
  • Far From Men

    "...a soulful, slow-burning western..."

    July 27, 2015 11:01
  • The World Made Straight

    "...confounding..."

    July 23, 2015 11:19
  • Alex Of Venice

    "The writing is sharp and the characters feel like real and likeable people."

    July 23, 2015 10:39
  • 13 Minutes

    “…haunting and brilliantly acted and directed…”

    July 21, 2015 14:23
  • Batman: Arkham Knight

    "Replete with beautiful graphics, tight controls and a surprisingly deep and emotional storyline, Arkham Knight ends mostly on a high note..."

    July 21, 2015 10:16
  • Freedom Stories

    “…presents a documentary that focuses on the humans behind the issue.”

    July 20, 2015 09:58
  • Mr Holmes

    “The cast are all extremely good.”

    July 20, 2015 09:50
  • X-Men: Days Of Future Past - Rogue Cut

    "...helps to create a more complete picture..."

    July 16, 2015 15:49
  • Ant-Man

    "In short, Ant-Man is another big win for Marvel."

    July 16, 2015 11:34
  • Paper Towns

    “…treads a neat middle ground between sentimental teen idealism and the indie cool of The OC.”

    July 16, 2015 10:11
  • American Heist

    "American Heist is watchable enough if only for Adrien Brody’s erratic, jive talking performance..."

    July 13, 2015 13:19
  • Project Almanac

    “…there’s a distinct feel of ‘80s adventure flicks…”

    July 13, 2015 13:10
  • Gett: The Trial Of Viviane Amsalem

    “…it opens up a vital conversation…”

    July 13, 2015 13:02
  • A Family Affair

    “The young director has an incredible ability to take audiences on a historical journey, and contrast it against the contemporary…”

    July 13, 2015 12:52
  • Women He's Undressed

    “It’s a fitting tribute to a true cinematic trailblazer, and an often under-appreciated artform.”

    July 13, 2015 10:53
  • Ruben Guthrie

    “It’s an entertaining trip, but one that’s also thought provoking and appropriately sobering.”

    July 13, 2015 10:09
  • Manny Lewis

    "Manny Lewis is a bittersweet, utterly charming romantic comedy, and Carl Barron is a delight."

    July 8, 2015 09:52
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