Chris Haydon reviews director Paul Schrader’s alarmingly inept crime satire Dog Eat Dog starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa is back to his nail-biting best with an investigative thriller that’s dominated by a malevolent psychopath. Creepy takes the audience on a journey, bypassing the supernatural films that have overshadowed box offices in recent years, instead opting to focus a fear that’s a little close to home; mankind. Based on a... Read more
Chris Haydon reviews period drama American Pastoral – the directorial debut from Ewan McGregor.
Confinement, servitude, duplicity, lesbianism, and feminism make up the palette of Park Chan-wook’s latest cinematic endeavor, The Handmaiden. Park is most well-known for his Vengeance trilogy, especially Oldboy, and it would be simple to say he is stepping outside of his comfort zone. But Park’s films always run the... Read more
Chris Haydon reviews the new Netflix action comedy True Memoirs of an International Assassin starring Kevin James and Andy Garcia.
Batman and Robin are back and our reviewer Freda Cooper gives her verdict on their latest adventure…
Our reviewer Martin White gives his personal opinion on esteemed director Denis Villeneuve’s first foray into science-fiction, Arrival.
Our reviewer Chris Haydon gives his verdict on Tom Ford’s sumptuous Nocturnal Animals, starring Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Seth Rogen is hardly known for being the most subtle of comedians, having previously stuck to his famed formula of stoner laughs and Jewish jokes for previous hits This Is The End and Pineapple Express, so it comes as no surprise that his foray into animation serves up plenty... Read more
Four years ago, the popular Bourne franchise took somewhat of a misstep when it decided to divert from its lead character and introduce Jeremy Renner as its focal point. Thankfully, after The Bourne Legacy didn’t quite match up to the dizzying heights that the partnership of director Paul Greengrass... Read more
We are living in an oft-criticised age of sequels and reboots. This summer alone has seen a fantastic Ghostbusters reboot, the next stage in the Star Trek franchise, and even a sequel to Independence Day. Yet Finding Dory refuses to succumb to the perils of the usual staid sequel,... Read more
Disability in film is often portrayed in a mist of gloom. The Intouchables went some way to undo the trope of the tragically disabled in 2011, but box office hit You Before Me (sold as a rom-com right up until that finale visit to Dignitas) reverted straight back to... Read more