Review: The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Director: Michael Showalter Stars: Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Vincent D'Onofrio With an approach to subtlety that makes House of Gucci look positively mannered, Michael Showalter's brash biopic of TV evangelist Tammy Faye flings itself toward The Academy like a monkey on a tyre swing. Jessica Chastain is Showalter's howling primate gurning for pennies. As she swoops …

Review: Interstellar

Director: Christopher Nolan Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Timothée Chalamet My major criticism of recent Christopher Nolan films (the pretty-great Inception and the rather-lacking The Dark Knight Rises) has been their rigidity. Nolan is a supremely accomplished and endlessly talented filmmaker, but his strengths flourish in a technical sense. His recent works have felt more like architectural …

Review: Lawless

Director: John Hillcoat Stars: Guy Pearce, Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy Lawless is a bloody and violent film, one which whole-heartedly earns its 18 certificate. Set in rural Virginia circa 1931, it proposes to tell the true story of the Bondurant boys, siblings dedicated to the production and transportation of moonshine, attempting to grow rich off …