Film reviews and more

Day: 14 October 2016

Film Review: Mascots

★★★☆☆ Watching Christopher Guest’s Mascots is a lot like meeting up with old friends you’ve not seen in years. It’s comfortable, the gang’s all there and the laughs come thick and fast, but you also can’t shake the nagging feeling […]

Film Review: Inferno

★☆☆☆☆ How do you make the fire and brimstone of The Divine Comedy, the cobbled streets of one of Italy’s most beautiful cities and the Renaissance all dull? Simple – get Ron Howard to direct yet another film based on […]

Film Review: American Honey

★★☆☆☆ You can sometimes tell when a film has finally lost the plot. In Andrea Arnold’s excruciating road movie American Honey, it’s the moment a bear failed to eat the protagonist. By this stage – already a good two hours […]