Movie Reviews

  • Run Lola Run (1998) Review

    Run Lola Run (1998) Review

    Run Lola Run (1998)Director: Tom TykwerScreenwriter: Tom TykwerStarring: Franke Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Armin Rohde, Nina Petri It begins with a bundled deal, a bag left on the U-Bahn, a phone call. Lola (Franke Potente) and Manni (Moritz Bleibtreu) are in trouble. Lola (Franke Potente) has twenty minutes to find 100,000 Deutschmarks otherwise Manni…

  • The Idea of You (2024) Review

    The Idea of You (2024) Review

    The Idea of You (2024)Director: Michael ShowalterScreenwriter: Michael Showalter, Jennifer WestfeldtStarring: Anne Hathaway, Nicholas Galitzine Prior the release of Amazon Prime’s The Idea of You – starring Anne Hathaway as a 40-year-old single mother looking for a new lease on life and Nicholas Galitzine as the young, British pop star with whom she has a…

  • Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (2024) Review

    Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (2024) Review

    Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (2024) Director: Wes BallScreenwriters: Josh FriedmanStarring: Owen Teague, Freya Allan, Kevin Durand, Peter Macon, William H. Macy, Lydia Peckham, Travis Jeffery, Sara Wiseman, Neil Sandilands, Eka Darville 56 years ago, the ridiculously successful sci-fi franchise Planet of the Apes began, and with the arrival of its tenth instalment, Kingdom…

  • Abigail (2024) Review

    Abigail (2024) Review

    Abigail (2024)Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler GillettScreenwriters: Stephen Shields, Guy BusickStarring: Melissa Barrera, Dan Stevens, Alisha Weir, Kathryn Newton, Angus Cloud, Giancarlo Esposito Universal Monster movies are a thing of the past. Even new movies that are inspired by them are hard to come by, with mainstream horror trends moving towards the exploitation of everyday life…

  • Challengers (2024) Review

    Challengers (2024) Review

    Challengers (2024)Director: Luca GuadagninoScreenwriter: Justin KuritzkesStarring: Zendaya, Mike Faist, Josh O’Connor When 18-year-old rising tennis star Tashi Duncan (Zendaya) first meets best friends and fellow tennis players Patrick Zweig (Josh O’Connor) and Art Donaldson (Mike Faist), she tells them that tennis is more than just hitting a ball with a racket – it’s a relationship.…

  • ‘Seven Samurai’ at 70 – Review

    ‘Seven Samurai’ at 70 – Review

    Seven Samurai (1954)Director: Akira KurosawaScreenwriters: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo OguniStarring: Toshiro Mifune, Seiji Miyaguchi, Isao Kimura, Daisuke Katō, Yoshio Inaba, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Kamatari Fujiwara It is true that sometimes there are more things to a film than meets the eye. We try to loop our fingers through it, we swallow its visuals…

  • The Book of Clarence (2023) Review

    The Book of Clarence (2023) Review

    The Book of Clarence (2023)Director: Jeymes SamuelScreenwriter: Jeymes SamuelStarring: LaKeith Stanfield, RJ Cyler, Omar Sy, Anna Diop, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Micheal Ward, Caleb McLaughlin, Alfre Woodard, James McAvoy At the height of the Hollywood golden age, one of the staples of cinema was the Biblical Epic. From The Ten Commandments and The Greatest Story Ever Told…

  • Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver (2024) Review

    Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver (2024) Review

    Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver (2024)Director: Zack SnyderScreenwriters: Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Shay HattenStarring: Sofia Boutella, Djimon Hounsou, Ed Skrein, Michiel Huisman, Doona Bae, Ray Fisher, Anthony Hopkins, Staz Nair, Fra Fee, Cleopatra Coleman, Stuart Martin, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Alfonso Herrera, Cary Elwes, Rhian Rees, Elise Duffy, Sky Yang, Charlotte Magi, Stella Grace Fitzgerald …

  • ‘Sherlock Jr.’ at 100 – Review

    ‘Sherlock Jr.’ at 100 – Review

    Sherlock Jr. (1924)Director: Buster KeatonScreenwriters: Clyde Bruckman, Jean Havez, Joseph A. MitchellStarring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Ward Crane Somehow a century has passed since the inimitable Buster Keaton unleashed one of his best films upon the world. One of the three greats of silent slapstick (along with Charlie Chaplin and Harold Lloyd), Keaton was responsible…

  • Civil War (2024) Review

    Civil War (2024) Review

    Civil War (2024) Director: Alex GarlandScreenwriter: Alex GarlandStarring: Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura, Cailee Spaeny, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jesse Plemons, Nelson Lee, Evan Lai, Jefferson White There aren’t many film scripts written as cutting satires four years earlier that could still be considered “hot button” by the time they are released. But that’s…

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