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Rob the Mob | Movie review

Rob the Mob
MOVIE REVIEW

Rob the Mob is being mis-sold. It is not nearly as irritating as its trailer and its title would suggest. It is a much more sombre film than the Tarantino-style comic violence trappings of the fraudulent trailer. Weirdly enough for a [read more]

Human Capital | Movie review

Human Capital
MOVIE REVIEW

In a world where a global recession has recently proven once again that the value of businesses, of homes and even of currency itself, is ethereal and transient – but what is the effect on the commodities of the heart? What price is [read more]

Sacro GRA | Movie review

Sacro GRA
MOVIE REVIEW

The Grande Raccordo Anulare, the ring road that encircles Rome, is the largest highway of its kind in Italy, carrying thousands of passengers everyday. You would think that proximity to migration on such a grand scale would lead to some [read more]

A Walk Among the Tombstones | Movie review

A Walk Among the Tombstones
MOVIE REVIEW

In recent years, Liam Neeson has become so swaddled in cliché it’s hard to tell if there’s a man under there anymore. Where once he used to act, his descent into a mid-life action hero crisis has led to a string of languid [read more]

Attila Marcel | Movie review

Attila Marcel
MOVIE REVIEW

Attila Marcel feels like it should be a cartoon, which comes as no surprise since this is Sylvain Chomet’s first live-action feature. Best known for The Triplets of Belleville and The Illusionist, Chomet’s style is one of freewheeling [read more]

Violette | Movie review

Violette
MOVIE REVIEW

Martin Provost is writer and director of biopic Violette, about the author Violette Leduc – a woman whose life was not only doused in rejection by her parents, but also in the desertion of each person she so achingly wanted to [read more]

Watermark | Movie review

Watermark
MOVIE REVIEW

An abstract question often yields a vague answer, and documentary film Watermark is no deviation from the norm. The second collaboration between director Jennifer Baichwal and photographer Edward Burtynsky – who previously worked on [read more]

Down Dog | Movie review

Down Dog
MOVIE REVIEW

At its best, film comedy can be a vital medium capable of making the exploration of meaningful issues resonate with the unifying power of laughter. Down Dog does not represent the medium at its best. The central problem here is that, as a [read more]

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Dame Helen Mirren and cast discuss latest release

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Dame Helen Mirren and cast discuss latest release

The Hundred-Foot Journey is an extremely difficult movie to write about without making food puns. The cinematic feast (see!) stars Dame Helen Mirren as Madame Mallory – a French restaurateur whose gastronomic supremacy of a sleepy [read more]

’71 | Movie review

’71
MOVIE REVIEW

Rising star Jack O’Connell continues his on-screen persona as a young disenfranchised adult questioning authority in this tense thriller. His previous roles have included youth hooliganism in Eden Lake and Harry Brown, counter-culture [read more]

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