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Classy, slow burning character drama from Jeff Nichols, full of decent performances.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5

REVIEW: Searching For Sugarman

Outstanding, intriguing, moving documentary about a deep black hole in the music industry.

Rating: 4 out of 5

Trailer Park: Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal in a teaser for Dan Gilroy’s LA noir Nightcrawler.

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Hal Clapp vs.The Soft Pack

Bob Oderkirk interviews The Soft Pack, in the guise of Hal Clapp.

Bit late to the party on this one.

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REVIEW: Promised Land

Smart, thought provoking drama from a Matt Damon/John Krasinski script. Well handled by Gus Van Sant.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5

REVIEW: The Thin Red Line

Beautiful, epic, poignant film in the endless churn of war. Beautifully shot, acted and directed.

Rating: 5 out of 5


Gimmicky nostalgia flick, short on focus and tension. About as interesting as a Formula 1 race.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5

REVIEW: Now You See Me

A total car crash of a script, held together by smoke and mirrors.

Rating: 2 out of 5

REVIEW: Timecrimes

A mind bending time travel loop does a magnificent job of distracting you from an otherwise thin plot.

Rating: 4 out of 5

Soul Mining Reissue

Still stands up as one of the greatest 80s records, it’s good to see The The’s 1983 classic getting some appreciation for the reissue. That piano solo? Surely one of the best things Jools Holland ever recorded… Good Guardian review 

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REVIEW: Transcendence

Promising sci-fi quickly morphs into hollow action in the hands of first time director Wally Pfister.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5