Comedown is a tower block set slasher from the director of Kidulthood. Is it a grimy British Halloween or more Friday 13th pt VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan?
Roobla Film Reviews.
Ascher’s documentary about interpretations of The Shining is obscure, obsessive and essential. Room 237 is one of the best films about watching films ever made.
Nicholas Sparks’s latest weepy adaptation Safe Haven is a sure fire hit for girls’ nights in in the future.
Powerful, affecting; White Material is another beautiful and lyrical film from Claire Denis starring the incomparable Isabelle Huppert.
McCullin is a fascinating documentary on a difficult subject, told without gloss or shying away from the truth.
Claire Denis’s Beau Travail is a hallucinogenic exploration of the boredom of soldiers in the French Foreign Legion is stunning and surprising.
Stitches is a ludicrously gory horror that struggles a little with an identity crisis but proves to be worthy of your time.
Silent House is a remake of the Uruguayan film, La Casa Muda, a horror shot in real time in the illusion of one take, starring Elizabeth Olsen.
Killing Them Softly may have one foot in American politics, but both arms are out to pull you in to an exciting and engaging crime thriller.
Allen Hughes’ conspiracy thriller Broken City is not big on originality but the cast lend it a fun factor.
I Give It a Year is a mediocre effort let down by a lack of original jokes and the wasting of a talented cast.
Nenette et Boni is a lusty, sensual, gritty tale of entanglements amongst a group of Parisian teenagers.
The tensions of colonial Cameroon simmer throughout Chocolat, a subtle but slightly boring film.
From Beyond is a largely successful Lovecraft adaptation that is highly entertaining and contains some brilliant effects work.
Still proving to be a deserving Oscar winner, Babette’s Feast offers a truly enriching and fulfilling experience.