Film & TV

Logan: review

Posted by on July 14, 2017 in , ,

There is an unwritten rule in comic books that superheroes should never age; generally, they should always be somewhere in their early-thirties prime. Logan flouts convention to show us The Wolverine in his autumn years. As played by Hugh Jac ...Read More

Frantz: review

Posted by on July 11, 2017 in , ,

Francois Ozon’s latest offers yet another tantalising career swerve from the creatively restless French filmmaker. Ozon historically works well with actresses – Charlotte Rampling and Ludivine Sagnier in Swimming Pool, Rampling again in Under The ...Read More

Personal Shopper: review

Posted by on July 11, 2017 in , ,

Olivier Assayas’ new film is part of a new breed of horror movies creeping into the multiplexes, replacing jumps and shocks with existential dread: Get Out, It Comes At Night and the forthcoming A Ghost Story. In Personal Shopper, meanwhile ...Read More

20th Century Women: review

Posted by on July 11, 2017 in , ,

Mike Mills has come a long way since his days in the music scene during the late Nineties. A video director for Moby and Air, as well as a graphic designer responsible for artwork for the Beastie Boys, Beck and Sonic Youth, he made the leap into dire ...Read More

Hidden Figures: review

Posted by on July 11, 2017 in , ,

A little told piece of history, Theodore Melfi’s marvelous film focuses on a team of female African-American mathematicians working at NASA – Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe ...Read More