Movie Reviews

Innocence

January 9th, 2003 | by Jay Richardson

“You’re never too old to become younger”, Mae West once remarked, a sentiment at the heart of this thought-provoking drama


Far from Heaven

January 3rd, 2003 | by Ed Colley

As movies become increasingly concerned with plot and action and little else, helmed by pedestrian directors who don’t know their


Star Trek: Nemesis

January 3rd, 2003 | by Jay Richardson

Few fixtures in the popular imagination have lived quite as long or prospered quite so well as the Star Trek


The Hours

January 2nd, 2003 | by Ed Colley

Although not without its merits, the considerable praise heaped upon Stephen Daldry’s cinematic debut, ‘Billy Elliot’, was unwarranted. A heart-warming


Gangs of New York

January 2nd, 2003 | by Ed Colley

When it is the mighty that fall, the sound of them crashing down is all the more obvious. And with


About Schmidt

January 2nd, 2003 | by Matt McAllister

Jack Nicholson, it has to be said, does the whole wide-eyed, crazy routine very well indeed (see The Shining, Anger


Croupier

January 1st, 2003 | by Nik Huggins

“Croupier”, the latest offering from “Get Carter” director Mike Hodges partially revisits some of the concepts explored in his earlier


Adaptation

January 1st, 2003 | by Kenny Hogart

THE message at the heart of Adaptation is in the title. The film is an adaptation of sorts, of ‘The Orchid


The Life of David Gale

January 1st, 2003 | by Nik Huggins

Fade up to a panoramic, low angle shot of the parched and dusty Texas countryside, a car racing across the


Ginger Snaps

January 1st, 2003 | by Nik Huggins

The prospect of juxtaposing the physical and emotional complexities of puberty and blossoming (predominantly female) sexuality with the generic conventions



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