Movies – 227

February 14, 2014
Le Week-End Remember Jeff Goldblum from the The Big Chill? He starred as a horny smartarse and here he is again reprising that role as that same generation face up to the fact that they’re […]

Movies – 226

February 3, 2014
Blue Is The Warmest Colour You will probably hear about Abdellatif Kechiche’s Palme d’Or winning lesbian romantic drama for all the wrong reasons. Yes, it is “out there”, yes it is sexy – explosively so […]

Movies – 225

December 16, 2013
Short Term 12 All the distributors roll out their big hits on Boxing Day with so much trumpeting that it’s impossible not to know everything about them. Which makes this one so remarkable. It comes […]

Movies – 224

December 2, 2013
Night Train To Lisbon By his own admission, Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons) is a boring man. We first meet him playing chess by himself before setting off to work teaching classics at a Swiss university. […]

Movies – 223

November 18, 2013
20 Feet From Stardom “And the coloured girls go, Doo doo doo doo doo doo…” You know the rest, but Lou Reed’s 70s hit was probably the last time you (or any of us) ever […]

Movies – 222

November 3, 2013
Adoration Naomi Watts is a brave actress. Fresh from tackling the near impossible task of portraying Diana, here she dives into something even more dangerous – a story by feminist icon Doris Lessing. And into […]

Movies – 221

October 21, 2013
Renoir Admirers of the lusciously rounded nudes celebrated French impressionist Renoir devoted his late career to will find much to enjoy in Gilles Bourdos’ dreamy biopic. The painter (Michel Bouquet) was wealthy by 1915 and […]

Movies – 220

October 5, 2013
Thanks For Sharing Is there no subject too icky for cinema to tackle? Many of the people in Stuart Blumberg’s (The Kids Are All Right) latest dramedy suffer from an embarrassing problem. Not to put […]

Movies – 219

September 19, 2013
Rush Ron Howard (Apollo 13) has made some pretty good films in his long career, and this may be his best ever. Rush portrays the exhilarating true story of one of the greatest rivals Formula […]

Movies – 218

September 5, 2013
Blue Jasmine As usual, Woody Allen has assembled a fabulous cast, and as (nearly) usual, given us a hugely entertaining 98 minutes. But it takes Cate Blanchett in the title role delivering one of her […]
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