Film reviews and more

Day: 2 April 2014


Film Review: ‘The Double’

★★★★☆ The follow-up to his blistering directorial debut Submarine (2010), The Double (2013) sees British comic and filmmaker Richard Ayoade turning his attentions further afield with an impressionistic adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s 19th century novella of the same name. Retaining its dark, pre-Kafka-esque high […]


Film Review: ‘Divergent’

★★☆☆☆ It’s surely a sign that you’re getting old when you can sit through a film like Divergent (2014) – the new dystopian adventure based on the bestselling young adult book by Veronica Roth – and realise that you just didn’t get it. Though […]