Film reviews and more

Day: 4 February 2015

Film Review: ‘The Turning’

★★★☆☆ Based on a 2005 short story collection by Australian author Tim Winton, The Turning (2013) arrives in UK cinemas in heavily truncated form; nearly half of the three-hour running time has been lopped off. While […]

Film Review: ‘Still Life’

★★★☆☆ In Still Life (2013), Uberto Pasolini crafts a small, but poignant and well performed tale of life and death. It revolves around a dedicated South London council employee, played with gentility and humanity by Eddie […]

Film Review: ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’

★★★☆☆ Few would have expected, after debuting in classic stop-motion caper A Close Shave (1995) alongside claymation chums Wallace and Gromit, that a plucky young sheep would be headlining his own big screen gig two decades […]