Film Review: ‘The Expatriate’

★★★☆☆ This week, Aaron Eckhart throws his hat into the cerebral action hero ring for Philipp Stölzl’s The Expatriate (Erased, 2012), an American espionage thriller which has more than a whiff of déjà vu about it. Imagine a less icily-efficient Jason Bourne, with a petulant daughter in tow, and you’re Continue Reading


Film Review: ‘Spring Breakers’

★★★★☆ A fluorescent, hypnotic orgy of guns, girls, drugs and electro, American indie cinema’s enfant terrible Harmony Korine eschews the low budget trappings of his previous feature, 2009’s bizarre Trash Humpers (which voyeuristically followed a group of garbage-mounting Nashville pensioners), for the sun-drenched, liquor-soaked Florida coastline of Spring Breakers (2011). Continue Reading