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Film review: The Invisible Man

Film review: The Invisible Man

Set on a scenic cliffside, overlooking picturesque ocean views, Cecilia (Elisabeth Moss) makes a daring night-time escape from her abusive partner Adrian (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). Leaving in the dead of night, avoiding alarms, security cameras and leaving behind her beloved dog, …read more

Film review: Dark Waters

Film review: Dark Waters

Dark Waters tells the true-life story of the chemical giant DuPont and the dumping of toxic chemicals into the West Virginia Water Supply. Mark Ruffalo stars as Rob Billot, an environmental defence attorney turned whistle-blower and focuses his campaign to …read more

Film review: Greed

Film review: Greed

Money, these days, seems to be a rather unbecoming topic. Modern social consensus, fuelled and driven by an ever aggressive media, regularly holds those in a position of financial power with bitter contempt; as the villain of the piece. And …read more

Film review: Brahms: The Boy II

Film review: Brahms: The Boy II

Following hot on the heels of the less than universally admired original film, ‘Brahms: The Boy II’ picks up a few months after the events of the original but we are with a new family this time round. After witnessing …read more

Film review: Call of the Wild

Film review: Call of the Wild

Buck is a troublesome but charming canine, who after wrecking a family dinner and generally causing trouble is dognapped and taken all the way from California to the Yukon Peninsula (Alaska) where he starts a new life as a working …read more

Film review: Emma

Film review: Emma

I haven’t seen many period dramas previously, so I felt I had the ability to watch Emma with a completely unbiased, and un-compromised perspective. Whether that made for a more difficult understanding of the story, I’m unsure. This was a …read more

Film review: Sonic the Hedgehog

Film review: Sonic the Hedgehog

When Sonic (Ben Schwartz), a speedy, blue extra-terrestrial ‘hedgehog’, finds himself on present day Earth, he must avoid capture by the villainous Doctor Robotnik (Jim Carrey) with the help of his new friend, a sheriff named Tom (James Marsden). Sonic …read more

Film review: The Lighthouse

Film review: The Lighthouse

Two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) arrive in thick fog to a desolate, isolated island but as the weather draws in they start to question not just each other’s pasts but their own sanity. The story may seem …read more

Film review: Uncut Gems

Film review: Uncut Gems

Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) is an unscrupulous jeweller who stops at nothing to find his next big score. Desperate for a big gambling win to clear his debts, he makes a series of increasingly bad decisions and his plans start …read more

Film review: 1917

Film review: 1917

During the First World War, in April 1917, two British soldiers journey across no-man’s land and into enemy territory on a desperate mission to save 16,000 allies from a German trap. Noticeably flagging in interest with his last film, the …read more