SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN continues a great year for the musical documentary, writes Jim Ross
BRAVE is a very fresh approach to create a funny and emotional adventure. It ranks among Pixar’s best, writes Fiona Scoble.
The plot may be summed up in a few lines, but books could be filled describing the gaunt and oppressive atmosphere of KOSMOS.
A highly competent cast does what it can with this intriguing but uneven thriller from writer and director Roderigo Cortes.
There’s more to Maïwenn Le Besco’s POLISSE than the usual cop show cliches. Life in Paris’s ‘Child Protection Unit’ is harrowing, but there’s room for humour in this Cannes award winning drama.
THE HUNTER features some great cinematography, but it just all feels a bit like a rather undramatic stroll in the park says Jim Ross
Emma Wilkinson finds Patricio Guzman’s new documentary, NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT, weaves the celestial with human struggle to great effect
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES stumbles in places, but draws on the themes of its predecessors in a gratifying way to deliver a spectacular and emotional finale, says Jim Ross
Released as part of the 2012 Olympic Games celebrations, CHARIOTS OF FIRE has a special place in the history of British cinema, and also in Cambridge. The film seems to be immovable from best-seller, Oscar-winning and ‘good film’ collections, on shelves in households and DVD stores alike (although with some recent, noticeable reservations). Few cinema … Continue reading Chariots Of Fire
An Irish lobsterman catches something very odd and tentacly in his trap… Fiona Scoble reviews GRABBERS, screened at the Galway Film Fleadh.