Film Reviews

film Columbia Pictures

Alex Reviews Pixels - A Film About Video Games For People Who Hate Video Games

Adam Sandler ruins what could have been a great movie. Shocker.

29 Jul 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film TWC

Alex Reviews Southpaw - Jake Gyllenhaal (And Daughter) Just About Save This Generic Boxing Drama

From the director of Training Day comes another average movie.

28 Jul 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Marvel

Alex Reviews Ant-Man - As Fun As You Expect From Marvel, But Really Misses Edgar Wright

Entertaining, if not quite astonishing.

9 Jul 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Universal Pictures

Alex Reviews Ted 2 - Nothing More Than A Live-Action Family Guy Episode

Seth MacFarlane’s sequel is pretty funny, but isn’t without a mean streak.

8 Jul 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Altitude Film Distribution

Alex Reviews Amy - A Great-But-Flawed Look At A Great-But-Flawed Woman

The Winehouse-doc captivates, but isn’t without its issues.

6 Jul 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Warner Bros. Pictures

Alex Reviews Magic Mike XXL - The Unashamed Male Stripper Sequel Is Much Better Than The Original

Channing Tatum’s back and it’s... good?

6 Jul 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Paramount Pictures

Alex Reviews Terminator Genisys - The Stupidest Time Travel Movie Ever?

"I'll be back." Yeah, please don't.

4 Jul 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film A24/Lionsgate

Alex Reviews Slow West - A Violent Western All About Love

Another knock-out from Michael Fassbender.

30 Jun 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Universal Pictures

Alex Reviews Minions - A Horrible, Lazy, Commercial Cash-In

The Despicable Me spinoff is as desperate as it is unfunny.

29 Jun 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film 20th Century Fox

Alex Reviews The Longest Ride - The Men Are Creeps And The Women Are Blank Slates

Nicholas Sparks turned up to eleven.

22 Jun 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film FilmNation Entertainment/Miramax/Roadside Attractions

Alex Reviews Mr Holmes - There's No Sh*t In This Sherlock

Ian McKellen's aged detective is phenomenal.

22 Jun 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Universal Pictures

Alex Reviews Jurassic World - The Least Awful Sequel

So... much... nostalgia...

12 Jun 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Warner Bros. Pictures/HBO

Alex Reviews Entourage - A Roll Call Of Cool But Meaningless Cameos

Only for fans of the show (and maybe not even them).

9 Jun 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Lionsgate

Alex Reviews Survivor - Cheap, Lazy Thriller That Embarrassingly Thinks It's Deep

Pierce Brosnan must have been offered a lot of money to star in this.

8 Jun 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Lionsgate

Alex Reviews Spy - A Hilarious Secret Agent Spoof (If You Can Ignore Melissa McCarthy)

Jason Statham's the best thing in it. Seriously.

8 Jun 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Salon Films

Gascoigne Review: Vulnerability And Vanity As Art

Well made, but it doesn't tell the whole story.

6 Jun 2015 Simon Gallagher

film Alchemy Releasing

Kajaki - The True Story Review: Could This Be The Best War Film Of The Year?

Yet more proof that British cinema's take on Afghanistan leaves Hollywood's in the shade.

28 May 2015 Angus Saul

film Warner Bros.

San Andreas Review: Welcome To The Low-Stakes Apocalypse

Not great, but doesn't quite hit Rock Bottom.

27 May 2015 Adam Blampied

film TWC

Cannes 2015: Macbeth Review - The Best Shakespeare Film Of The Millennium

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard excel in this daring adaptation.

24 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Warner Bros. Pictures/Paramount Pictures

Cannes 2015: The Little Prince Review - Deep Animation With A Flat Plot

A totally visual experience that feels a bit repetitive thematically.

24 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater