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Film Review: ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’

★★★☆☆ What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2012), the new multi-tiered, ensemble comedy from British director Kirk Jones, starring – amongst others – Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Dennis Quaid, Chris Rock and Cheryl Cole (!?), is […]

Film Review: ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

★★★☆☆ American indie auteur Wes Anderson returns to live action filmmaking this year with Cannes opener Moonrise Kingdom (2012), a typically quirky offering that partially manages to break free of its mawkish trappings for a sweet(ish) […]

Film Review: ‘Iron Sky’

★★☆☆☆ It’s undeniable that the premise behind sci-fi comedy Iron Sky (2012), from Finnish director Timo Vuorensola, has the power to immediately grab an audience’s attention. The arresting and potentially hilarious central concept sees a group […]

Cannes 2012: ‘The Angels’ Share’ review

★★★★☆ Named after the term that describes the amount of alcohol that evaporates from a cask of whisky, The Angels’ Share (2012) finds director Ken Loach – Cannes’ only British Palme d’Or contender – returning to […]