LOGAN – FILM REVIEW

Pushing the boundaries of superhero cinema, Logan is a bold and brutal film with claws as sharp as its hero. Hugh Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine is a cut above any of the character’s stand-alone adventures. That goes without saying. That being said, trying to rank it alongside the wider expanse of X-Men material proves […]

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LION – FILM REVIEW

It doesn’t make as much noise as the rest of the awards films, but Lion is a staggeringly powerful and human story that deserves to be heard. This years big film contenders all come with existing expectations. You’ve watched the trailers, seen the posters, maybe even read the thought pieces about whether they’re a cinematic […]

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GOLD – FILM REVIEW

The film unfortunately wastes a golden opportunity to shine. The success of the “Wolf of Wall Street” appears to have spawned its own sub-genre; smug guys in suits moving large sums of money around. Gold reaches for the heights of Scorsese’s achievement, but falls short due to its fatal flaw. It isn’t very funny. Whereas […]

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T2: TRAINSPOTTING – FILM REVIEW

Choose getting it right. Choose a worthy successor to the original. Choose one of the finest ensemble casts in cinema. Choose T2: Trainspotting. In this day and age if any film is remotely successful, then studio executives with dollar bills flashing in their eyes will leap at the chance for a sequel/prequel/spin-off. Therefore the announcement […]

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