Take Shelter (2011) Review

Is Michael Shannon’s Curtis the ultimate doomsday prepper, and with good reason to be? Or is he suffering from paranoid schizophrenia as his mother did before him? Do his stormy visions make him someone to be viewed as crazy, as the other, or is he gifted beyond the understanding of his peers? Perhaps, in fact,…

Breathe (2017) Bitesize Review

“Let me ask you, when you look at me, what is it that you see? Do you see a creature that’s barely alive? Or do you see a man that’s escaped the confines of the hospital wards?”

Tomb Raider Review

In the 2013 game that lends itself to this latest adaptation of Tomb Raider, Lara Croft embarks on a courageous journey of self-discovery and endurance on the mysterious ancient island of Yamatai, a rich and memorable learning ground for the burgeoning heroine. Yamatai gets its film debut here, but like many of the aspects which the…

Ocean’s 8 Review

The Ocean’s franchise is belatedly back from the brink with a new director and a whole new, all-female cast. And with the benefit of being 11 years removed from the most recent previous entry, it’s a welcome return for the glitzy, caper-filled series.