Film Reviews

Movie Review: Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

How's this for a nerdy set of references: sound effects from The Legend Of Zelda, the songs of '90s Canadian indie band Plumtree and...

Movie Review: Black Dynamite

Answer me this – if you had the chance to watch Richard Nixon in a kung fu fight, would you do it? If so,...

Movie Review: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Hundreds of years ago, bad wizards were stuffed into a Russian doll (The Grimhold) by a good wizard named Balthazar, one of Merlin’s three...

Movie Review: The Last Airbender

Those arguing against the seemingly relentless march of 3D technology might say that it’s no substitute for a strong plot and good acting. And...

Movie Review: Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky

If the aim of this film was to show the flames of untamed passion that led to the alleged affair between Coco Chanel and...

Movie Review: Knight and Day

Here is an film that should, in theory, work. Two huge movie stars that, despite certain PR horrors involving couches and aliens, have a...

Movie Review: Step Up 3D

Critiquing a film such as Step Up 3D, the third in the ridiculously successful Step Up franchise, is almost pointless. People do not choose...

Movie Review: The Karate Kid

Jaden Smith does a rather excellent line in world weary expressions. And since there’s no way he can possibly be drawing on personal experience...

Movie Review: South of the Border

The overwhelming questions posed by this documentary are neither political nor sociological, though of course, they should be, Instead, I find myself wondering just...

Movie Review: Gainsbourg (Vie héroïque)

How do you tell the life story of an icon as groundbreaking and beloved as Serge Gainsbourg? It seems that the traditional linear biopic...
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