Film & DVD Reviews

THE AMERICAN

THE AMERICANAnton Corbijn’s poetic take on the Euro-thriller. Clooney stars with impeccable restraint...

ANOTHER YEAR

ANOTHER YEARLeigh’s latest study of ordinary life is among his best...

LET ME IN

LET ME INRed-blooded remake of superior Swedish vampire drama...

CARLOS

CARLOSThe infamous terrorist, captured brilliantly for French TV...

THE ARBOR

THE ARBORPortrait of tragic British playwright Andrea Dunbar...

WHERE'S THE MONEY, RONNIE? / SMALL TIME

WHERE'S THE MONEY, RONNIE? / SMALL TIMEFrom the mean streets of Nottingham, two formative Shane Meadows shorts from ’95 and ’96...

WALL STREET - MONEY NEVER SLEEPS

WALL STREET - MONEY NEVER SLEEPSGordon Gekko’s back: but not with a bang...

BURIED

BURIEDTense one-man thriller. Set in a coffin in Iraq...

THE TOWN

THE TOWNBen Affleck directs and stars in Boston crime caper...

I'M STILL HERE

I'M STILL HEREAlleged documentary about the decline of Joaquin Phoenix. Bad rapping follows...

WINTER'S BONE

WINTER'S BONECold, hard hillbilly thriller, set in Missouri’s unforgiving Ozarks...

CERTIFIED COPY

CERTIFIED COPYMarital unease elegantly explored in Tuscany...

THE EXPENDABLES

THE EXPENDABLESStallone’s all-star action film misses a trick...

THE ILLUSIONIST

THE ILLUSIONISTMagical, melancholy animation from Belleville Rendezvous director

THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES

THE SECRET IN THEIR EYESSuperior Argentinian police thriller

GAINSBOURG

GAINSBOURGBiopic of sleazy-listening icon, with added magical realism...

INCEPTION

INCEPTIONChristopher Nolan's excellent, upmarket multiplex thriller

THE EXILES

THE EXILESFor those fascinated by the myths and mysteries of old Los Angeles, this is the city at its rawest...

LEAVING (PARTIR)

LEAVING (PARTIR)Kristin Scott Thomas on peerless form (again) in French drama...

WHEN YOU'RE STRANGE - A FILM ABOUT THE DOORS

WHEN YOU'RE STRANGE - A FILM ABOUT THE DOORSWhen this movie’s over, turn out the lights...

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Editor's Letter

Dave Edmunds at 70! Happy birthday, boyo!


First of all, there was the somewhat staggering recent news that Captain Sensible was about to turn 60. Then a few weeks ago, Nick Lowe was 65. And today, it turns out, Dave Edmunds, Nick’s former best mate and partner in Rockpile...