Film Reviews

Showing reviews:
1 - 30 of 486

‘It’ – Film Review

The two-part TV version of It looms large in the horror canon, having birthed the evil clown trope, the haunted funhouse attractions at Halloween scare parks and the ‘killer’ clown…

Score

‘God’s Own Country’ – Film Review

Johnny (Josh O’Connor) is a man of extremely few words, or even facial expressions. On a struggling farm on the Yorkshire Moors, he toils from morning to night, doing the…

Score

‘Detroit’ – Film Review

In the summer of 1967, one of the largest riots in the history of the US erupted in Detroit, Michigan. The event that sparked it was relatively small-scale – the…

Score

The Hitman’s Bodyguard – Film Review

The Hitman’s Bodyguard sounds like it ought to sit alongside Snakes On A Plane and Cleaner in Samuel L. Jackson’s enormous CV. In fact, this film’s offbeat humour elevates it…

Score

‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power’ — Film Review

Just over a decade ago, environmentalist and former-Vice President Al Gore made a movie about climate change. Shocking and gripping in equal measure, An Inconvenient Truth was a smash hit.…

Score

‘A Ghost Story’ – Film Review

There’s a lot in ‘A Ghost Story’ that would be easy to laugh at. As you’d expect, it’s about a ghost, but not one that looks anything like the human…

Score

‘Annabelle: Creation’ review

Things children are meant to love have always been great horror fodder, but never more so than in recent years and coming months. We've got clowns (the terrifying-looking latest adaptation…

Score

‘Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets’ – Film Review

Among this year’s crop of summer blockbusters, Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets is probably the underdog. Although it’s based on a revered comic book series that influenced Star…

Score

‘England Is Mine’ – Film Review

If Steven Patrick Morrissey didn’t exist, someone would have had to make him up. As characters go, he’s one of the greats, a fabulous mixture of northern grit, bookish sentimentality,…

Score

‘The Emoji Movie’ – Film Review

Hollywood studios make films for the money. It would be sweetly naïve to think any different, but there is usually a degree of creative ambition in them. You can want…

Score

‘The Big Sick’ – Film Review

It’s been quite a while since we’ve seen a really good romcom. Even just the term ‘romcom’ has probably made a good proportion of you switch off, bringing to mind…

Score

‘Girls Trip’ – Film Review

“I’m not sitting next to Jaden and Trey watching this, that’s for doggone sure,” joked 'Girls Trip' star Jada Pinkett Smith in a recent interview about the prospect of her…

Score