reviews archive

  • Banksy Does New York

    Another sly and subversive doco from the infamously elusive street artist.

    April 20, 2015 15:30
  • Boychoir

    It’s too bad that the screenplay doesn’t match the beautiful music on show.

    April 20, 2015 13:19
  • Testament Of Youth

    While it’s beautifully crafted on every level, this familiar story fails to convey why its source material was such a pioneering work.

    April 20, 2015 13:08
  • It Follows

    "...unique, slowburn supernatural fable."

    April 16, 2015 12:40
  • Clown

    "...ultimately falls flat on its big red nose."

    April 15, 2015 17:27
  • Game Of Assassins

    "...stuck in a rut..."

    April 15, 2015 17:23
  • Jack And Diane

    "...lacks any particular message or purpose."

    April 15, 2015 17:19
  • Jinn

    "...there’s no real threat in Jinn..."

    April 15, 2015 17:16
  • The Taking Of Deborah Logan

    "...genuinely unsettling and engaging horror..."

    April 15, 2015 16:50
  • The Gunman

    This isn’t a late career grab for action man status on Sean Penn’s part, but a rich, compelling and provocative thriller.

    April 15, 2015 10:38
  • While We're Young

    Noah Baumbach dials down the caustic wit, but crafts something that’s as sharp and honest as his best work.

    April 14, 2015 14:38
  • The Age Of Adaline

    Despite an absurd premise, this is a gorgeous piece of escapism, albeit a forgettable one too.

    April 13, 2015 10:09
  • X + Y

    “…thoughtful, moving, and often funny…”

    April 8, 2015 14:39
  • The Salt Of The Earth

    “…fascinating, intimate and moving…”

    April 8, 2015 14:28
  • Black Sea


    April 8, 2015 14:22
  • Mommy

    “…bold and brilliant…”

    April 8, 2015 14:15
  • Fast & Furious 7

    “…nutty, exciting, and wildly entertaining slab of action mania is driven by a big, bruised heart, and not just a heavy-metal engine.”

    April 8, 2015 11:35
  • Listen Up Philip


    March 31, 2015 16:54
  • Samba

    “…cloaked in charm and humour…”

    March 31, 2015 16:48
  • Our Day Will Come

    "...a film of such immediacy and integrity that you simply cannot look away,"

    March 29, 2015 15:43
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