Review: Carol

Director: Todd Haynes Stars: Rooney Mara, Jake Lacy, Cate Blanchett Falling in love is awful. That normal, stable person that you used to be disappears, vanished like a dream on waking. Good sense and judgement are temporarily abandoned, or become concepts that require effort to achieve in any credible sense. That other person preoccupies you. …

Review: The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 2

Director: Francis Lawrence Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, Josh Hutcherson "Nothing can prepare you for the end". So says the poster tagline for (deep breath) The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 2; a tagline evidently written by someone miraculously unaware that these movies are based on a series of bestselling novels, making preparing for the …

Review: Jauja

Director: Lisandro Alonso Stars: Villbjørk Malling Agger, Viggo Mortensen, Adrián Fondari How is a man undone by his own will when determined to dominate or control either other beings or the Earth itself? This seems to be one of the (many) significant questions at the heart of Jauja (pronounced 'How-Ha'), the latest film from minimalist …