Film reviews and more

Day: 15 February 2017

Film Review: Lost in France

★★★☆☆ Documentary filmmaker Niall McCann’s Lost in France is a nostalgic trip down memory lane for a group of mid-1990s bands and musicians borne from the influential Glasgow record label Chemikal Underground. Both an ode to the industrial Scottish city […]

Film Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

★★★★☆ John Wick: Chapter 2 comes two years after the first tore up cinemas across the world and resurrected the career of Keanu Reeves, who hasn’t felt so comfortable in a role since he played Neo in The Matrix. It […]

Film Review: Hidden Figures

★★★☆☆ Theodore Melfi’s Hidden Figures is the kind of movie which seems pre-tooled to be a school favourite during Black History Month. Based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly, the Oscar-nominated film reveals the hidden history of three black […]

Film Review: The Founder

★★★☆☆ The contentious start of fast food chain McDonald’s is the focus of the smart if unspectacular The Founder, in which Michael Keaton delivers a sturdy performance as Ray Croc, an ambitious salesman who spends his days travelling through every […]