CineVue

Film reviews and more

Day: 9 August 2012

#Joseph Walsh #Reviews

Film Review: ‘The Lodger’

★★★★☆ Alfred Hitchcock is certainly the man of the moment. Not only is the BFI celebrating the prolific British director’s silent work with an enormous retrospective, but he also made number one in the Sight & Sound poll with his acclaimed thriller Vertigo (1958). Now, there’s also another chance to see where it […]

#Daniel Green #Reviews

Film Review: ‘I Against I’

★☆☆☆☆ It would appear that the old adage ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’ also applies within the context of filmmaking, as made painfully evident by the newly-released, tri-directed British crime drama I Against I (2012). With Mark Cripps, David Ellison and James Marquand all credited with spending time in the hot-seat, it’s […]

#Patrick Gamble #Reviews

Film Review: ‘In the Dark Half’

★★★☆☆ Directed by Alastair Siddons and based on a script by Lucy Catherine, In the Dark Half (2012) is a psychologically unnerving study of grief on a tender adolescent mind. Boasting a stand out performance from relative newcomer Jessica Barden, Siddons’ first narrative feature blends two quintessential British sub-genres (rural mythological horror and […]