Film Reviews

Flight

Flight

Robert Zemeckis' return to live action filmmaking is a masterclass with standout action and drama headlined by an Oscar worthy Denzel Washington.
Lincoln

Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis' incredible performance anchors Spielberg's wordy political drama allowing the narrative an access point to reign supreme over the masses.
No

No

An important slice of Chile's political history is given a hugely entertaining transfer to film in 'No'. Well deserved of its Oscar nomination.
Django Unchained

Django Unchained

Tarantino's spaghetti western finally arrives, backed by a posse of wild performances and lashings of violence that threatrens to outstay its welcome.
Les Miserables

Les Miserables

With enough grit to convert even the most steadfast of glossy musical haters, Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables' is a raw triumph.
Gangster Squad

Gangster Squad

The new 'L.A. Confidential'? More like 'L.A. In Your Face'. 'Gangster Squad' dazzles to a point of blinding.
Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher

A superior thriller that expertly balances wit and brutality, 'Jack Reacher' is a promising new franchise for Tom Cruise.
Life of Pi 3D

Life of Pi 3D

An astonishing feast for the senses that blindsides you with lavish food for thought in its coda, Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' is a cinematic masterpiece.
Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths

'In Bruges' Writer/director Martin McDonagh and star Colin Farrell reunite with less spectacular but still wonderfully vivid results.
Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook

No gimmicks here, just good old fashioned storytelling and excellent acting. 'Silver Linings Playbook' is the silver lining Hollywood has been waiting for.
End of Watch

End of Watch

A blistering cop thriller with a genuine punch, David Ayer's 'End of Watch' is arresting entertainment.
Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary

Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary

A masterpiece on every level, David Lean's unrivalled classic 'Lawrence of Arabia' is given the restoration it demands on this beautiful 50th anniversary screening.
Argo

Argo

Ben Affleck's best showing as an actor and director, 'Argo' is a thrilling and politically charged true story with real heart.
Skyfall

Skyfall

'Skyfall' is the most personal James Bond film yet, expanding 007's universe all the while grounding it in reality. An explosive triumph.
Looper

Looper

Smaller in scale than you'd think, Rian Johnson's 'Looper' remains big on ideas. One of the decade's defining sci-fi thrillers.
Killing Them Softly

Killing Them Softly

Owing plenty to America's harsh 70s cinema, 'Killing Them Softly' is the grittiest credit-crunch thriller around.
Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest '86

Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest '86

Excellent editing separates this from other stodgy filmed rock concerts of its era. Queen reign through one of their best live shows caught on film. Blistering.
The Bourne Legacy

The Bourne Legacy

Not as charged as Matt Damon's definitive take, this Jeremy Renner fronted 'Bourne' is nevertheless as gripping as it is expertly crafted.
Ted

Ted

The comedy of the year, 'Ted' is as crude as it is hilarious. And yet, it's got real heart.
Woman in a Dressing Gown

Woman in a Dressing Gown

A rediscovered gem, 'Woman in a Dressing Gown' offers up a compelling mix of kitchen sink realities and melodrama as a marriage breaks down.

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