July 2010 archives

Splice review

Splice

A good-looking dark sci-fi whose admirable ideas unfortunately overwhelm and take precedence over a neglected story.

3 / 5 | Read

City Island review

City Island

Well cast and quirky, it might feel a bit like a condensed TV drama offshoot of Desperate Housewives but it is fun and charming.

3 / 5 | Read

Leaving review

Leaving

A relationship based on little more than bonking makes sympathy difficult and the shallow, unromantic film a disappointment.

2 / 5 | Read

Inception review

With a wish-list cast, Christopher Nolan returns to Memento-like mind-messing territory with Inception, directing a Charlie Kaufman screenplay adapted from...

4 / 5 | Read

Skeletons review

Skeletons, a low-budj British comedy about two travelling exorcists doing their odd thing in a peculiar world, is being toured...

4 / 5 | 1 Comment | Read