Review: Belfast

Director: Kenneth Branagh Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Caitríona Balfe, Jamie Dornan Branagh's directorial career has some chaotic energy but, if it is defined by anything, it's an abundantly populist intent. His 1994 take on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein dipped madly toward the inklings of Grand-Guignol, but still cosied things up in the glossy aura of a Royal …

Review: Synchronic

Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead Stars: Anthony Mackie, Jamie Dornan, Ally Ioannides No one could accuse Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead of lacking ambition. Over the course of their low-budget features Resolution, Spring and The Endless, the idiosyncratic creative duo have navigated time loops, metaphysical horror monsters, cultists, the mandates of storytelling itself and inter-species romance (of a …