Review: Bombshell

Director: Jay Roach Stars: Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, Charlize Theron We are in the midst of a very slow-moving sea change in how women are treated and depicted in the entertainment industry. I kind of hate that it's only taken me two sentences to get to Harvey Weinstein, but here we are. His name may … Continue reading Review: Bombshell

Review: Obvious Child

Donna (Jenny Slate) is a stand-up comedienne who takes her life up on stage with her, warts and all. In fact, if she had warts - and especially if they were genital warts - you'd probably hear about them. Her material is frank, funny and fresh-feeling. She is the warm centre of this appealing movie; … Continue reading Review: Obvious Child

Review: A Serious Man

***originally written 21st December 2009*** "What have I done?" "What's going on?" "Why is this happening?" These are big open questions, and exactly the sort of questions that Larry Gopnik is moved to ask in A Serious Man, the latest film from the Coen brothers. Two years after they scooped Oscars for No Country For … Continue reading Review: A Serious Man