Review: The Conjuring 2

Director: James Wan Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Frances O'Connor Longtime readers may remember that I wasn't overly generous to The Conjuring - James Wan's first venture into the supernatural tales of God-fearing paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren - criticising it for coming across like a shrewd, generic, confused and plagiaristic endeavour. I've rewatched the film …

Review: Intruders

Director: Adam Schindler Stars: Beth Riesgraf, Timothy T. McKinney, Rory Culkin "You have no idea who I am." Intruders, the directorial debut from Adam Schindler, plays expertly with notions of expectation and assumption, both those made by the film's small cast about one another and those the audience is perhaps predisposed to making based on …

Review: The Nice Guys

Director: Shane Black Stars: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice Having penned the Lethal Weapon films, Last Action Hero and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (also his directorial debut), Shane Black has already proved himself wise to the tropes and the traps of the Hollywood action movie. He's got a proven track record of jimmying open a tired cliché and …