Review: Harmonium

Director:  Kôji Fukada Stars: Mariko Tsutsui, Tadanobu Asano, Kanji Furutachi While it is not wholly inaccurate to describe Kôji Fukada's latest as a quiet film, the use of loud sounds to punctuate and ratchet tension proves repeatedly integral. Take a key scene from the second half. By this time a malaise has settled firmly over the …

Review: Colossal

Director: Nacho  Vigalondo Stars: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens While I try my hardest to avoid the cliché approach of describing a film as x meets y, I can't help but wonder if anyone out there was sat watching Joe Swanberg's Drinking Buddies when the thought came to them, like an imperfect diamond; what this movie …

Review: Mindhorn

Director: Sean Foley Stars: Julian Barratt, Essie Davis, Andrea Riseborough Conjured like a brain bomb by Simon Farnaby and nurtured into a nutty mushroom cloud with the aid of Julian Barratt, Mindhorn is a new oddball laugh machine squatting in UK cinemas offering a decidedly British alternative in the post Oscar-season playing field. It's something of a …