Film reviews and more

Day: 6 April 2016

Film Review: Nasty Baby

★★★★☆ The latest film from Sebastián Silva, Nasty Baby is a 1970s Woody Allen movie for the hipster generation. The existential, chain-smoking intellectuals of Manhattan are displaced by scooter-riding conceptual artists, who drink out of mason jars, fill gentrified apartments […]

Interview: Jeff Nichols

Jeff Nichols has built the beginnings of a potentially fantastic career over the past decade blending genre elements with deep-rooted character work and subtle social commentary. When CineVue sat down with him to discuss his new science fiction thriller, Midnight […]

Film Review: Midnight Special

★★★★☆ “Let the Midnight Special shine a light on me.” So go the lyrics of the folk song from which Jeff Nichols took the title of his fourth feature, Midnight Special. The refrain is fitting, as Nichols’ film is one […]

Film Review: The Last Man on the Moon

★★★☆☆ Not too many men can sit by a campfire at night, look up at the moon and know that they once bounded across its chalky grey surface. Gene Cernan is one of only twelve lucky souls to have done […]

Film Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War

★★☆☆☆ Four years on from Rupert Sanders’ critically derided yet financially lucrative Snow White and The Huntsman we have the delayed, inevitable follow-up: The Huntsman: Winter’s War. Chris Hemsworth is back as the axe-wielding hero in a loose retelling of […]