Film Review: ‘Dark Shadows’

★★★☆☆ Long has esteemed character actor Johnny Depp been large-haired filmmaker Tim Burton’s muse for the director’s brooding visions, with many of those team-ups little more than tinkering with already established characters. Predictably, Burton and Depp’s latest outing, the horror-comedy Dark Shadows (2012) – their eighth collaboration together – doesn’t Continue Reading

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Film Review: Faust

★★★★☆ Making its way to UK cinemas eight months on from its Golden Lion win at last year’s Venice Film Festival, Alexander Sokurov’s Faust (2011) has lost little of its enigmatic zeal in the interim period. Critical opinion has been somewhat divided on this final chapter in the Russian director’s Continue Reading