Film Reviews

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

film Wild Bunch

Cannes 2015: Love Review - Why The 3D Sex Movie Is A Masterpiece

Gaspar Noé's expression of passion is a tour de force.

22 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Disney

Tomorrowland Review: Who'd Have Thought We'd Miss Dystopia So Much?

In 1960, it really might have been something. In 2015, it's not.

22 May 2015 Simon Gallagher

film Wild Bunch

Cannes 2015: Chronic Review - Tim Roth Shines But Can't Save The Film

A great performance can't save a sloppy plot.

22 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Le Pacte

Cannes 2015: Valley Of Love Review - Great Acting, Hand-Wavy Plot

A slight film that never rises to its full promise.

21 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Sundance Selects/UGC Distribution

Cannes 2015: Dheepan Review - A Totally Unconventional "Family" Drama

A Prophet's director takes on immigration.

21 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Fox Searchlight Pictures

Cannes 2015: Youth - Initial Reaction (Video)

Could Paolo Sorrentino's latest be Oscar worthy?

21 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Well Go

Cannes 2015: The Assassin Review - The Most Overrated Film Of The Festival

Beautiful, but depressingly empty.

21 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater