Review: Widows

Director: Steve McQueen Stars: Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez There's more than one locked room to crack in Steve McQueen's blistering new heist movie¬†Widows. Viola Davis' Veronica Rawlings is as tough a nut as we've yet encountered from this director, whose work has a thematic through-run of protagonists restricted by bonds, literal or psychological. … Continue reading Review: Widows

Review: Fences

Director: Denzel Washington Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo Denzel Washington is something of an old fashioned Hollywood star. He shuns the limelight, manages to stay out of the gossip columns. Works doggedly for studios on safe, respectable pictures, generally maintains a level of solid integrity. That doesn't make him especially 'interesting' in some … Continue reading Review: Fences

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