CineVue

Film reviews and more

Day: 4 June 2014

#Ben Nicholson #Reviews

Film Review: ‘The Dirties’

★★★★☆ Bringing subjects such as teenage bullying and, more controversial still, high school massacres to the big screen is always a perilous affair. As such, the decision of 22-year-old first-time Canadian director Matt Johnson to tackle both issues – and through the stylistic trappings […]

#Daniel Green #Reviews

Film Review: ‘Benny & Jolene’

★★★☆☆ The fickle music industry merry-go-round is lampooned once again in Jamie Adams’ funny and heartfelt debut Benny & Jolene (2014), an also-rans’ tale of two young singer-songwriters struggling to make a name for themselves in an over-saturated market. Starring Submarine’s Craig Roberts and […]