Venice 2016: Jackie review

★★★★☆ Pablo Larraín makes his English language debut with the Darren Aronofsky produced Jackie which, although more conventional, is no more a biopic than his Cannes triumph Neruda. In a career best role, Natalie Portman plays the role of America’s most famous First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, a woman who went from Continue Reading

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Film Review: Morgan

★★★☆☆ Ridley Scott’s influence weighs heavily on the concept and themes of Morgan, the debut feature by his son, Luke. The premise – scientists create a part-clone, part-android cybernetic being – is pure Blade Runner, and the small cast and paranoid claustrophobia of the remote setting consciously invokes Alien. Even Continue Reading