August 2010 archives

The Maid review

The Maid

Excellent writing, directing and acting. A superbly handled, very humorous complex character piece from Chile. Another 2010 highlight.

4 / 5 | Read

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World review

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

A total mess. And it just doesn't matter. One of the most fun, entertaining films to have come along in quite a while.

4 / 5 | Read

Mother review

Mother

Captivating, quite unique and superbly made, on every level. A real achievement and just maybe the best film of the year so far.

5 / 5 | Read

The Illusionist review

The Illusionist

Amazing hand drawn animation applied to a truly charming story. Who needs 3D when you've got the likes of Sylvain Chomet around?

4 / 5 | Read

The Secret In Their Eyes review

The Secret In Their Eyes

Argentinian foreign language Oscars winner stands on its own, regardless of language. A complex but never convoluted crime thriller.

4 / 5 | Read