"Ex Machina" is a refreshingly chilling and complex story with some faultless performances; the moments that make us gasp in horror are masterfully balanced with the thought-provoking and the humorous, thus keeping the darker elements from overshadowing the final intent.
Editor’s note: 2014 brought us a barrage of great UK-produced films – there was Oscar-nominated biopics such as The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything, but also more challenging, less-seen gems such as Under the Skin and Frank. We asked our resident UK-based critic Jess Brooman to look ahead at what she’s most excited about […]
Leigh gives us a near epic picture in terms of its length, however due to superb direction and some stellar performances, this can be forgiven; as "Mr Turner" remains both compelling and impressive throughout.
Editor’s note: As one of the most anticipated releases of the year, “Interstellar” has drawn interest from many of our writers. As such, this article will collect a stream of content on the film – reviews, essays, and other general reactions. Seen the film? Join in the discussion! Leave a comment and it may get […]
Editor’s note: Our “Double Exposure” reviews pit two or more critics against one another on the same film to hash out their differences in opinion. Agree with what we have to say or want to offer your own take? Leave it in the comments below. The Rundown Taylor Sinople Final Rating: 8.0 out of 10 Bottom […]
Whilst its simplistic and formulaic narrative still has one or two twists and turns to keep the audience on their toes, "The Keeper of Lost Causes" is a grim and compelling watch that likely won't live for long in our memories.