Category: Reviews

Hacksaw Ridge (15)

Dir: Mel Gibson Starring: Andrew Garfield, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths. Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20) “What you did on that ridge is nothing short of a miracle …” War is absolute hell but occasionally there are still angels to found – even on the battlefield and this ‘based on […]

Risen (12a)

Director: Kevin Reynolds Cast: Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Peter Firth, Cliff Curtis, María Botto, Luis Callejo, Antonio Gil Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20) “What frightens you?” “Being wrong. Wagering eternity on him.” Welcome to one of the biggest and most speculated about events in history. It’s 33 A.D. – a key date for the biblical […]

The Revenant (15)

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson, Paul Anderson,  Brad Carter. Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20 on Twitter) “As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight. You breathe … keep breathing.” Revenant: a person who has returned, especially supposedly from the dead … which makes the title of this […]

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 […]