Film & DVD Reviews

CEMETERY JUNCTION

CEMETERY JUNCTIONFirst disappointment from the Gervais/Merchant axis...

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOODark-hearted Swedish murder-mystery thriller...

KICK ASS

KICK ASSNic Cage at his ludicrous best in enjoyably violent comic-book adaptation...

GREEN ZONE

GREEN ZONEWMD political action thriller ultimately comes up empty-handed ...

SHUTTER ISLAND

SHUTTER ISLANDMartin Scorsese finds his way in the unfamiliar territory of gothic noir – set in a mental asylum...

THE LOVELY BONES

THE LOVELY BONESRings master brings another best-seller to the big screen

CRAZY HEART

CRAZY HEARTWe review Jeff Bridges' Oscar-nominated performance as a washed up Country singer...

FOOD, INC

Oscar-nominated doc reveals all about what you eat!

YOUTH IN REVOLT

YOUTH IN REVOLTSkewed, indie coming-of-age comedy

Invictus

InvictusClint Eastwood restages Nelson Mandela's role in South Africa's Rugby World Cup triumph

It Might Get Loud

It Might Get LoudJack White, Jimmy Page and The Edge on the magical powers of the guitar

Oil City Confidential

Oil City ConfidentialEngaging portrait of Canvey Island R&B tearaways

44 Inch Chest

44 Inch ChestLanguage of revenge explored by Sexy Beast writers

No Distance Left To Run

No Distance Left To RunSolid documentary of Blur’s history – in their own words

Up In The Air

Up In The AirGeorge Clooney excels in darkly funny romcom

The Road

The RoadImpeccably gauged adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer-winning novel

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Sex & Drugs & Rock & RollLike its subject – Ian Dury – this is a rock biopic you will like

Nowhere Boy

Nowhere BoyJohn Winston Lennon; the formative years

Humpday

HumpdayLow budget US indie, funny and charming with Joshua Leonard

Where The Wild Things Are

Where The Wild Things AreSpike Jonze's adaptation of Maurice Sendak's 1963 kids fantasy

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The 3rd Uncut Playlist Of 2015


Still at that stage of the year where I nearly type 2014 every time instead of 2015, but time moves on - swifter, perhaps, than Bjork for one would've liked this week, given how an unauthorised leak forced the release of "Vulnicura" a couple of months ahead of schedule.

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