February 23, 2011
Domino

Domino (Tony Scott, 2005)

Domino is stylistically intricate, using several techniques developed by Scott through his commercials and his latest films that enhance the narrative.
April 19, 2010
Mystic River

Mystic River (Clint Eastwood, 2003)

Mystic River works because it’s never bogged down by any flashy camera movement. light theatrics or editing experimentation.
December 16, 2013
Hentai Kamen in action

HK: Hentai Kamen (Yûichi Fukuda, 2013)

Apart from the fact that it’s one of the most entertaining films of 2013, the best thing about HK: Hentai Kamen is the joy of having to explain its premise to people, to witness their flabbergasted stare and assure them that “it’s really, really good”. Actually, it is really good because its parody comes from a place of love for […]
March 26, 2010
Behind the Mask

Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (Scott Glosserman, 2006)

Behind the Mask supposes that the horror stories that haunt Elm Street or Crystal Lake are elaborate hoaxes which elevate their authors to legendary status.
May 19, 2010
Robin Hood

Robin Hood (Ridley Scott, 2010)

As a painstakingly accurate retelling of its legend, Robin Hood had every opportunity to shine. But it falls short of expectations.
March 26, 2010

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (David Fincher, 2008)

At times , The Curious Case of Benjamin Button feels like more of a story for Zemeckis or Spielberg but Fincher succeeds in his effort, if only barely.
April 20, 2010
Sherrybaby

Sherrybaby (Laurie Collyer, 2006)

Held together almost entirely by the strength of Gyllenhall’s performance, Sherrybaby is one of the best independent movies of the decade.
April 19, 2010
The Lookout

The Lookout (Scott Frank, 2007)

In The Lookout, after a violent car accident, a promising young man, disabled by a memory condition, is persuaded into robbing the local bank he works in.
March 26, 2010
Revolutionary Road

Revolutionary Road (Sam Mendes, 2008)

In Revolutionary Road, DiCaprio and Winslet are well cast as the young couple on opposite journeys and Michael Shannon shines as their neighbour.
May 25, 2011
Edge of Darkness

Edge Of Darkness (Martin Campbell, 2010)

In Edge of Darkness, a veteran police detective uses his experience and skills to unearth the massive conspiracy and corruption that led to her death.
November 15, 2015
Spectre

Spectre (Sam Mendes, 2015)

After the tragic death of M and to honour her memory, James Bond uncovers a conspiracy of influential individuals called Spectre, a secret society responsible for strategic terrorist attacks around the world. As Bond strives to thwart their plans, fundamental changes are affecting the secret services back home, leaving Bond to fend for himself.  
April 20, 2010
Adrift in Tokyo

Adrift In Tokyo (Satoshi Miki, 2007)

In a cluster of odd situations, Adrift in Tokyo makes us experience its city, from its empty residential streets to its Metropolis-like allure.