The Edge of Seventeen

High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother. ‘The Edge of Seventeen’ is a superior coming of age movie, featuring an outstanding lead… Continue reading

One More Time With Feeling

Explores the creative process of Nick Cave and his band as the singer struggles an unspoken personal tragedy. Nick Cave’s last documentary film, ’20,000 Days on Earth’, was a brilliantly experimental insight into… Continue reading

Bonnie and Clyde

A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang. It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a ‘classic’ movie, but as I’ve been reading ‘Easy… Continue reading

A United Kingdom

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. ‘A United Kingdom’ is a thoroughly entertaining romantic drama based on the… Continue reading

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. It’s been five years since the final ‘Harry… Continue reading

Paterson

Set in the present in Paterson, New Jersey, this is a tale about a bus driver and poet. I’m not quite sure what to make of ‘Paterson’, the latest film from American indie… Continue reading

The Light Between Oceans

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat. ‘The Light Between Oceans’ is a well intentioned melodrama that… Continue reading

Arrival

A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications. After ‘Nocturnal Animals’ on Friday, ‘Arrival’ marks an Amy Adams double bill and she’s perhaps even better in ‘Arrival’ than… Continue reading

Nocturnal Animals

An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. ‘Nocturnal Animals’ is fashion designer turned film director Tom… Continue reading

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Werner Herzog‘s exploration of the Internet and the connected world. Werner Herzog’s latest documentary is a tantalising venture into the world of the internet and technological advancements as a whole, exploring how our… Continue reading

The Clan (El Clan)

The true story of the Puccio Clan, a family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s ‘The Clan’ is one of those films based on a true story that almost seems too… Continue reading

Doctor Strange

A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts. So, ‘Doctor Strange’ then. I’ll admit to being a bit underwhelmed by both… Continue reading