Film Reviews

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 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

film Pathé

Cannes 2015: Youth Review - Michael Caine Blows The Bloody Doors Off

A funny, poignant film destined to live long after the festival.

20 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Ad Vitam

Cannes 2015: Mountains May Depart Review - Smart, Far-Reaching And Flawed

Things change over time, like your opinion of this film.

20 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Pixar

Cannes 2015: Inside Out Review - Pixar's Back With Another Masterpiece

A film about the head that aims for the heart.

20 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Lionsgate

Cannes 2015: Sicario Review - Expertly Realised Crime Thriller

Does for drug cartels what Prisoners did for kidnappers.

19 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Wild Bunch Distribution

Cannes 2015: Marguerite And Julien - As Misjudged As Incest

An empty film that even the director has given up on by the end.

19 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Diaphana Distribution

Cannes 2015: The Measure Of A Man Review - Dull And Repetitive

A long take doesn't make a boring scene interesting.

18 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Vertigo

Cannes 2015: Louder Than Bombs Review - A Lucid Film With Hidden Genius

Destined to be known as the movie where Jesse Eisenberg stopped being a geek.

18 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film StudioCanal

Cannes 2015: Mon Roi Review - No Knee-Jerk Romance

Maïwenn shows that, for better or worse, people don't change.

18 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film TWC

Cannes 2015: Carol Review - The First Knockout Of The Festival

Todd Haynes' period lesbian romance is the best film of Cannes so far.

18 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film 01 Distribution

Cannes 2015: My Mother Review - More Funny Than Poignant

Come for the dying relative, stay for John Turturro.

17 May 2015 Alex Leadbeater