Mark Demetrius

7.5

Birdeater

...it’s not breaking any new ground, but it’s suspenseful, effectively disturbing and for the most part, very well acted.

Priscilla

... the acting’s fine, the production values are pretty good, and – the odd minor musical anachronism aside – so is the sense of time and place. But nor is

May December

The dialogue is faultlessly naturalistic, the acting is uniformly good and, inevitably it seems, in the case of [Julianne] Moore, it’s superb.

Strangeness

... predominantly entertaining, part whimsical and part eerie, and the murky brown/green cinematography – like a Caravaggio or a Velasquez come to life – is a treat.