January 2009 archives

Revolutionary Road review

Although The Reader is getting all of the Winslet-related attention, her performance here is marginally more interesting and impressive. It...

4 / 5 | Read

The Wrestler review

The marketers are clearly happy with the critical reception for their film about a washed up wrestler trying to find...

3 / 5 | Read

Better Things review

Kids addicted to smack and elderly people waiting to die. A real bundle of laughs from Brit Duane Hopkins. The...

3 / 5 | Read

Frost/Nixon review

Ron Howard is a conservative director and pushes few boundaries here (and shots like the close up of a foot...

4 / 5 | Read

Danny Boyle: Best to Worst

Slumdog Millionaire (2009) [5/5] Trainspotting (1996) [4/5] Shallow Grave (1995) [4/5] 28 Days Later (2002) [4/5] Sunshine (2007) [3/5]...

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Slumdog Millionaire review

Such captivating films as Slumdog Millionaire are few and far between. Even truly great films can struggle to suck in...

5 / 5 | Read

Best films of 2008

In Bruges [5/5] There Will Be Blood [5/5] No Country for Old Men [5/5] Hellboy II: The Golden Army...

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