Film & DVD Reviews

TETRO

TETROCoppola’s latest take on family tensions is self-indulgent but beguiling...

WHATEVER WORKS

WHATEVER WORKSThe Woody/Larry coalition: not all it should be, sadly

BROOKLYN'S FINEST

BROOKLYN'S FINESTServiceable cop drama, with a debt to The Wire...

THE BROTHERS BLOOM

THE BROTHERS BLOOMQuirky con-artist caper from Brick director...

THE KILLER INSIDE ME

THE KILLER INSIDE MEUnsettling lust-noir, with serious bodycount...

GREENBERG

GREENBERGMidlife crisis! Ben Stiller breaks new ground in droll comedy-drama set in the LA suburbs...

AMERICAN - THE BILL HICKS STORY

AMERICAN - THE BILL HICKS STORYLife of the outlaw comic by those who knew him best...

LEBANON

LEBANONFine anti-war film, set in a tank...

BAD LIEUTENTANT - PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANS

BAD LIEUTENTANT - PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANSNicolas Cage excels in Werner Herzog’s inventive – and gloriously grim – cop thriller...

FOUR LIONS

FOUR LIONSChris Morris dares to take on Jihadi terrorism in his grimly funny film debut...

WHIP IT

WHIP ITAmiable, girl-powered sports flick from Drew Barrymore...

THE GHOST

THE GHOSTPolanski takes on Robert Harris’ anti-Blair satire...

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!

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Editor's Letter

The new Uncut revealed! Arctic Monkeys, Neil Young, Kate Bush and Warren Zevon in new issue


Next month, Arctic Monkeys play two shows at London’s Finsbury Park to more than 100,000 people, which makes it a reasonable moment to look back at the band’s journey from the Sheffield suburb of High Green to their current all-conquering place in a rock pantheon where they are...