Film reviews and more

Day: 17 October 2013


Film Review: ‘Like Father, Like Son’

★★★★☆ Following his sweet-natured children’s film I Wish (2011), which was released to great acclaim earlier this year, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Like Father, Like Son (2013) is another great work from one of Japan’s greatest contemporary directors. While the former saw events from children’s perspectives, the latter unfolds from […]


Film Review: ‘Escape Plan’

★★★☆☆ Once fierce box office rivals, the Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger are looking as stacked as ever as they team up for their second film in as many years, Mikael Håfström’s Escape Plan (2013). A retro-actioner of the same build as their eighties hits, this is a […]