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Believe | Movie review

Believe
MOVIE REVIEW

Among the hundreds of complex, novel and boundary breaking films that have been released over the past few years, Believe’s old-school aesthetic and simple plot line are refreshingly comforting. The stern and powerful Brian Cox takes up [read more]

Joe | Movie review

Joe
MOVIE REVIEW

David Gordon Green is becoming one of the most versatile Hollywood directors as his filmography is extremely varied, from absurd comedies to intense dramas. He says he needs to keep himself motivated and that the thread linking all of [read more]

Earth to Echo | Movie review

Earth to Echo
MOVIE REVIEW

There’s no shame in openly drawing inspiration from others: nothing is truly original after all. Wearing influences openly can even bring a certain cultural cachet. There comes a point, though, where influence dissolves into naked [read more]

Who Is Dayani Cristal? | Movie review

Who Is Dayani Cristal?
MOVIE REVIEW

No matter where you are in the world, mentioning immigration will evoke every feasible opinion there is to have. A topic that is studied in schools, and an issue scrutinised by the world over, it is no wonder that this epidemic has touched [read more]

I Am Divine | Movie review

I Am Divine
MOVIE REVIEW

He was born Harris Glenn Milstead but you know him better as Divine. Offering a rich collection of contributors who narrate his life with warmhearted and funny poignancy, I Am Divine charts the journey that saw a bullied child rise to [read more]

The Purge: Anarchy | Movie review

The Purge: Anarchy
MOVIE REVIEW

It takes a determined effort to buy into The Purge: Anarchy’s concept: for 12 hours a year all crime is legal, including murder. Sequel to 2013’s poorly reviewed but reasonably well grossing The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy makes a few [read more]

Northwest | Movie review

Northwest
MOVIE REVIEW

The rise of the petty criminal lured in by money and power is a familiar arc to anyone with an interest in the crime genre. It’s one that has been seen in films globally from France’s A Prophet to Britain’s Rise of the Footsoldier. [read more]

Mr Morgan’s Last Love | Movie review

Mr Morgan’s Last Love
MOVIE REVIEW

Set in rural Paris, Mr Morgan’s Last Love is a melancholy but sweet tale of Matthew Morgan (Michael Caine) and Pauline Laubie (Clémence Poésy), two slightly lonely individuals who strike up a friendship a few years after Morgan’s [read more]

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon | Movie review

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon
MOVIE REVIEW

In Mike Myers’ directorial debut he documents the story of Shep Gordon, a humble Hollywood insider and a genius of the industry who’s managed everyone from Alice Copper to Pink Floyd (albeit for only nine days). Shep Gordon isn’t [read more]

Grand Central | Movie review

Grand Central
MOVIE REVIEW

Sun-gilded fields of long grass, calm waters and fleeting shots of summer rain, Grand Central combines real cinematic beauty and an authentic story about love with the sour and electric edge of adultery. Taking place in a French nuclear [read more]

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