Review: The Little Things

Director: John Lee Hancock Stars: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto It shouldn't be this way, but the mid-budget meat'n'potatoes serial killer crime thriller has become something of a novelty. Back in the '90s they were a dime a dozen. Now, their relative paucity causes any new offering to trigger a kind of wistful nostalgia. … Continue reading Review: The Little Things

Review: Blade Runner 2049

Director: Denis Villeneuve Stars: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Harrison Ford While it took some tweaking in the editing room to secure its legacy, Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner was about as influential a piece of science fiction cinema as the decade would ultimately see. With his team of designers, Scott - ever the … Continue reading Review: Blade Runner 2049

Review: Suicide Squad

Director: David Ayer Stars: Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Viola Davis For the second time this year we are presented with a tent-pole superhero blockbuster movie being sold on its credibility for being in some way subversive to the usual glut of identikit spandex adventures. This time it's DC cashing in on the idea that there … Continue reading Review: Suicide Squad

Review: Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey's phoenix-like rise over the past 18 months has been one of the most heartening sights in recent Hollywood history. Though his early work was spotted with moments of greatness, the doldrums that followed had him written-off in many eyes, despite odd flashes of interest here and there. Slowly but surely the majority of … Continue reading Review: Dallas Buyers Club