Review: Hail, Caesar!

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen Stars: Tilda Swinton, George Clooney, Channing Tatum Over the last decade especially, the Coen Brothers' output has swung steadily like a metronome; from bleak, lean thriller No Country For Old Men to the acidic comedy of Burn After Reading; the existential crisis of A Serious Man to the crowd pleasuring adventurism of True Grit; the …

Review: Southbound

Directors: David Bruckner, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Roxanne Benjamin, Tyler Gillett, Patrick Horvath, Justin Martinez, Chad Villella Stars: Fabianne Therese, Larry Fassenden, Mather Zickel The horror anthology endures. It's popularity may wane from time to time, but it always comes back. Over the last few years it's been reinvigorated by the V/H/S series, but with those movies presently …

Review: Deadpool

Director: Tim Miller Stars: Ryan Reynolds, T. J. Miller, Ed Skrein I'm the kind of contrary arsehole who, when those around me at large start whetting their appetites for a movie based on it's heavy-handed marketing campaign, starts to smell a pretty big rat. And the marketing for Deadpool has been pretty obnoxious. Some of …

Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

Director: Burr Steers Stars: Lily James, Douglas Booth, Sally Phillips The image above encapsulates one of the (many) problems with Burr Steers' totally unnecessary adaptation of the novelty book Pride And Prejudice And Zombies. Firstly, the film's chief plus point is also featured. The women here are just as capable as their male counterparts and frequently more …

Review: Zoolander 2

Director: Ben Stiller Stars: Penélope Cruz, Will Ferrell, Owen Wilson Belated sequels can be tricky things. While Zoolander wasn't Ben Stiller's star-maker, it's safe to say it's one of his most beloved incarnations. As a film it's far from perfect, but comedy is a tough gig, especially comedy features, which fail as often as not. It's an incredibly tough …