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


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


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


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


Lilya 4-Ever

January 1st, 2003 | by Nik Huggins

Going further than simply proving that contemporary Scandinavian filmmaking is flourishing stylistically and formally (see Denmark favourite cinematic son Lars


L.I.E

January 1st, 2003 | by Nik Huggins

L.I.E is a film that you can’t trust: what do I mean by this? I will explain below. L.I.E is


Last Party 2000

January 1st, 2003 | by Ed Colley

Last Party 2000 has a lot going for it. Narrated by the universally-loved actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, this documentary is



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