Film Reviews

Secret In Their Eyes (2015)

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Chiwetel Ejiofor Director: Billy Ray In any given year there are many thrillers that come out and largely, they're not very thrilling. I heard good things about this one, but it also partly seemed to go under the radar with me, so I was glad to come across it and… Continue reading Secret In Their Eyes (2015)

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Film Reviews

Inferno (2016)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Kahn, Ben Foster Director: Ron Howard Robert Langdon (Hanks) is at it again, that Harvard symbologist professor that keeps ending up in the middle of conspiracies that involve a race against time across Europe. This time he wakes up in an Italian hospital with a head injury that means… Continue reading Inferno (2016)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Naked Lunch (1991)

Starring: Peter Weller, Judy Davis Director: David Cronenberg So, this is a film by the body horror king, David Cronenberg, starring the guy who played Robocop, and based on the writing of a book by a beat poet. It's an odd one. William S Burroughs wrote a book called Naked Lunch, and this film is… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Naked Lunch (1991)

Film Reviews

Zootopia (2016)

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba Director: Byron Howard, Rich Moore Perhaps the weirdest Disney film I've seen in a while, this film is a anthropomorphic buddy cop movie about the dangers of racism, sexism and profiling. Whilst it's often hilariously funny, the message on the whole is highly political, and it's incredibly easy to… Continue reading Zootopia (2016)

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Concussion (2015)

Starring: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin Director: Peter Landesman Peter Landesman has not made a lot of films before, and here it shows. What could have been an important and heartbreaking film feels clunky and oddly paced. Smith plays Dr Omalu, a Nigerian pathologist who discovers through post-mortem examination that there are very serious side effects… Continue reading Concussion (2015)