Review: The Devil All The Time

Director: Antonio Campos Stars: Robert Pattinson, Riley Keough, Tom Holland The Southern States and the lineage of the American Gothic continue to attract creatives. Often the stories set among the forests of the Appalachian hills cleave close to the mythos of the American outlaw and also the roiling temperament of Man, and that nub of … Continue reading Review: The Devil All The Time

Review: Spider-Man – Far From Home

Director: Jon Watts Stars: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya Let's talk for a little bit about eyewear. In the DC universe, spectacles serve a very powerful function, and one might argue that without them Superman would be nothing. They are - incredulously - the key to his disguise. Without his specs, he would not be … Continue reading Review: Spider-Man – Far From Home

Review: Spider-Man Homecoming

Director: Jon Watts Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton,  Robert Downey Jr. There are, personally speaking, plenty of reasons why Spider-Man Homecoming has been the Marvel title I've been least interested in catching for quite a while. Chief among these, I suppose, is a sense of fatigue with a junior league superhero I've actually barely spent any … Continue reading Review: Spider-Man Homecoming

Review: Captain America: Civil War

Having been picking up speed for the better part of a decade, Captain America: Civil War sees the Marvel Cinematic Universe break from a steady, accelerating jog into an outright sprint. This is the point at which the series assumes you've either been keeping up or you're going home. And it's certainly not going to wait … Continue reading Review: Captain America: Civil War

Review: How I Live Now

How I Live Now is the latest film from Kevin MacDonald, the Scottish documentarian-turned-movie-making-machine whose forays into dramatic features has so far failed to cohesively ignite. For all it's Oscar-baiting attention, The Last King Of Scotland largely left a sour taste in the mouth, while State Of Play and The Eagle can hardly be hailed as outright successes … Continue reading Review: How I Live Now