Film reviews and more

Day: 7 September 2017

Film Review: The Work

★★★★☆ Breaking literal and figurative barriers of freedom, and opening new channels for self-awareness and enlightenment, Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous’ The Work is a rousing, arresting and ultimately cathartic call-to-arms for the power and value of rehabilitation.Filmed over four […]

Film Review: Wind River

★★★☆☆ With the first-rate scripts of Sicario and Hell or High Water already under his belt, American actor and screenwriter Taylor Sheridan once again levels his pen at a great social injustice of the Land of the Free with his […]

Film Review: The Lure

★★☆☆☆ Filmmaker Tomas Leach offers up his sophomore feature The Lure, a sombre-toned study of an eccentric millionaire who hides $3 million of gold in the Rocky Mountains, luring thousands of fortune-seekers out on a wild goose chase in search […]

Film Review: It

★★★☆☆ Argentinian director Andres Muschietti – the man behind the functional, passable Mama – takes the reigns on this new adaptation of Stephen King’s cult novel It, a horror about a clown who terrorises the young population of a small […]

Film Review: Insyriated

★★★☆☆ If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to run a household in the midst of a civil war, look no further than Insyriated. Philippe Van Leeuw’s Berlin Audience Award winner is a gruelling if slightly underdeveloped portrayal of daily […]