Category: Reviews

FILM: Captive (12a)

Dir Jerry Jameson Starring:  David Oyelowo, Kate Mara, Michael K. Williams, Mimi Rogers , Leonor Varela Reviewed by Matt Adcock – read: Matt’s interview with David Oyelowo “I have a demon inside me” Brian Nichols How far do you have to go before you’re considered ‘beyond redemption’? That’s a key question at the heart of Captive, the impressive fact […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service (15)

Director: Matthew Vaughn Cast Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, Sofia Boutella “Manners. Maketh. Man… Do you know what that means? Then let me teach you a lesson…” Full disclosure – I’ve been a huge fan of Mark Millar’s ‘The Secret Service’ since it came out in the classic CLiNT magazine back in […]

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) (15)

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu Cast: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts “Popularity is the slutty little cousin of prestige.” Back in the ‘90s, the superhero of the hour was Birdman. Birdman was a massive box off smash, the franchise ran for 3 films and made Riggan Thompson […]

Chef (15)

Reviewed by Matt Adcock Director: Jon Favreau Cast: Jon Favreau, Emjay Anthony, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, Robert Downey Jr., Oliver Platt, Dustin Hoffman Quote: “I get to touch people’s lives with what I do and I love it and I want to share this with you.” On the menu today… Starter: Decent anticipation […]