Film reviews and more

Day: 11 November 2015

Film Review: ‘Steve Jobs’

★★★★☆ Since its announcement, press interest surrounding the latest film about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been dominated by its writer Aaron Sorkin, who has dutifully offers a rich and textured screenplay. Contrastingly, its director Danny Boyle provides only the […]

Film Review: ‘The Lady in the Van’

★★★☆☆ British director Nicholas Hytner returns to the work of playwright Alan Bennett for new film The Lady in the Van (2015), an adaptation of Bennett’s hit West End play of the same name. that Hytner also directed for the […]

Film Review: ‘The Hallow’

★★★☆☆ Horror cinema is forever walking a terrifying tightrope between internal anguish and external torment. This endless battle rages in the both the creeps and conventions of Corin Hardy’s directorial The Hallow (2015). The music video director has made an […]

Film Review: ‘The Fear of 13’

★★★★☆ An irrational fear of the number thirteen is not a concept that many will be familiar with. Unlucky or not, the word in of itself held no particular meaning for convicted murderer Nick but is representative of the process […]