Film Reviews

film Studio Canal

Youth May Be Uneventful, But It's Still Mesmerising

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel make growing old seem not-so-bad...

29 Jan 2016 Robert Zak

film Lionsgate

Dirty Grandpa Starts With Robert De Niro Masturbating And It's All Downhill From There

The joke success rate is approximately 10%.

22 Jan 2016 Alex Leadbeater

film Sony Pictures

Jack Black's Goosebumps Is A Nostalgia Ride (Even If You've Never Read The Books)

Reader beware, you're in for a... fun time.

18 Jan 2016 Alex Leadbeater

film 201th Century Fox

Leonardo DiCaprio Isn't Even The Best Thing In The Revenant

Come for Leo, stay for the filmmaking masterclass.

16 Jan 2016 Alex Leadbeater

film MGM

Creed Is As Good As The Original Rocky (And Here's Why)

Shall we just give Sylvester Stallone the Oscar now?

11 Jan 2016 Alex Leadbeater

film Open Road Films/Entertainment One

Spotlight Review - 8 Reasons Why It Deserves To Be An Oscar Favourite

It's all talk (and that's a good thing).

8 Jan 2016 Alex Leadbeater

film 20th Century Fox

Joy Is A Very Stressful Movie (And That's A Very Good Thing)

Although it's not as entertaining as it should be.

1 Jan 2016 Alex Leadbeater

film Focus Features/Universal Pictures

The Danish Girl Review - 5 Reasons It's Nothing But Oscar Bait

The most boring movie of the year.

23 Dec 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Paramount Pictures

Daddy's Home Review - Ferrell And Wahlberg Make A Perfect Double Act

A surprisingly funny movie.

22 Dec 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film TWC

The Hateful Eight Review - The Culmination Of Quentin Tarantino's Entire Career

See it, and see it on the widest screen possible.

21 Dec 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Lucasfilm

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review - The Best Disappointing Movie Ever

The Force is strong (and spoiler-free) with this one.

17 Dec 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film 20th Century Fox

The Peanuts Movie Review - Good, But Not Without Grief

Snoopy and Charlie Brown star in a film too nice for its own good.

14 Dec 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Warner Bros. Pictures

In The Heart Of The Sea Review - A Whale Of A Time (When The Whale's In It)

Chris Hemsworth is boring alongside his aquatic counterpart.

11 Dec 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Universal Pictures

Forget The Horror - Krampus Is A Sentimental Christmas Movie First

This ho-ho-horror has the same emotional core as countless perennial classics.

9 Dec 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Pixar

The Good Dinosaur Review - Obvious Troubled Production Is Obvious

Pixar's most beautiful movie, but with a highly derivative story.

1 Dec 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Paramount Pictures

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse Review - A Comedy/Horror That's Not Funny Or Scary Enough

An unsuccessful attempt to weld teenage humour to the undead.

3 Nov 2015 Lewis Howse

film Columbia Pictures/MGM

Spectre Review - James Bond Is Ridiculous Again In This Disappointing (But Fun) Outing

Daniel Craig clearly still cares a little bit.

22 Oct 2015 Alex Leadbeater

film Roadshow Films

Paper Planes Review - Not As Silly As It Sounds

Incredibly flimsy, but idealistic enough to work

21 Oct 2015 Alex Leadbeater