Film reviews and more

Day: 23 January 2013

Film Review: ‘Lincoln’

★★★★☆ Nominated for an unrivalled 12 Oscars in the run-up to this year’s Academy Awards and starring Daniel Day-Lewis in the title role, Steven Spielberg and presidential biopic Lincoln (2012) sounded like a match made in […]

Film Review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

★★★★☆ Jostling for UK box office attention this week alongside Steven Spielberg’s awards magnet Lincoln (2012), Kathryn Bigelow’s divisive drama Zero Dark Thirty (2012) shares comparable megalomanic concern. In place of the iconic American slavery abolisher […]

Film Review: ‘Hollow’

★★☆☆☆ The Blair Witch Project (1999) has an awful lot to answer for. Despite numerous efforts, seldom does a feature manage to replicate its successful use of found footage, or attempt to do something interesting within […]