Air Doll continues Hirokazu Koreeda’s work in depicting love, loss and the frailty of human existence with a melancholic and heart aching adult fairytale, which shows promise throughout but fails to fully reach its potential to inspire.
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Ben Wheatley returns with Sightseers, a comedic and eerie turn concerning a pair of loved-upped caravaners whose trip to the country takes a sinister tone.
★★★✰✰ Ben Woodiwiss directs Benny Loves Killing, a film about an independent film-maker trying to get funding for her post-modern horror film.
Fangs for the memories… Breaking Dawn: Part 2 concludes the five part Twilight franchise, offering fans a fitting end to the series but doing little to convince haters that sparkly vamps aren’t all bad.
★★★✰✰ Martin Freeman stars as a luckless primary school teacher charged with producing the annual nativity play in Debbie Isitt’s Nativity!
Directed by Michael Hoffman and starring Cameron Diaz, Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, Gambit is a humorous caper comedy with a solid well-known cast.
Despite festival boos and some tepid reviews, Paul Thomas Anderson show us why he really is the master of his craft.
A robot comes to life after being electrocuted in this predictable but charming 80’s family adventure.
Randal Kleiser directs this surreal but fun adventure movie that sees a boy form an unlikely friendship with an alien spaceship.
Stevan Mena directs Bereavement, an overly bleak film that centres on an abducted boy.
David Ayer’s End of Watch, utilising the found-footage style, is an emotional, funny and gripping spectacle starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña.
Canadian film Starbuck is a heartfelt comedy about a forty-something slacker whose past as a sperm donor comes back to haunt him.
★★★★✰ Canadian film Starbuck is a heartfelt comedy about a forty-something slacker whose past as a sperm donor comes back to haunt him.
A shipwreck love story, By the Bluest of Seas will probably be enjoyed most by those who are semi-obsessive Soviet film completists.
Ann Hui continues her work on reflective social issues with A Simple Life, a heart wrenching and beautifully told story of role reversal in Hong Kong.