Previews: Darkest Hour Trailer, Dunkirk, More!

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the new Darkest Hour trailer, Dunkirk, American Assassin, and more… Darkest Hour Trailer Gary Oldman once again proves his chameleon credentials in this new Darkest Hour trailer. Oldman stars as Winston Churchill as he becomes prime minister days before Britain enters World War II. The film also stars Kristin Scott Thomas […]

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Film Review: My Old Lady

Writer-director Israel Horovitz’s My Old Lady is a suitably decent comedy drama that offers strong performances from its three leads. American Mathius is eager to see the Parisian apartment he has inherited. When he arrives in Paris, however, he learns that his inheritance comes with a complicated extra… Isreal Horovitz’s feature debut is an entertaining watch. My Old Lady boasts good […]

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Film Review: Only God Forgives

Nicolas Winding Refn’s revenge thriller Only God Forgives is a masterclass in immersive filmmaking. Julian runs a boxing club, which is a front for a drug-smuggling operation. When Julian’s brother is killed, Julian is expected to find his killer and exact revenge. The pressure is heightened with the arrival of Julian’s mother, baying for blood… Only God Forgives is light […]

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Trailer Round-Up

Plenty of new trailers this week, including The Call, The Frozen Ground,and Only God Forgives… The Call Halle Berry plays an emergency call operator in The Call. Also starring Abigail Breslin, film looks like a fast-paced thriller, from the trailer at least. It at least serves as a warning to always keep your phone adequately charged. The Call is out […]

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Film Review: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Although it can be cloying in its sentiment, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a very watchable film. Dr Alfred Jones is a fisheries expert working for the British Government. He is approached by consultant Harriet, on behalf of her wealthy  client, to bring salmon fishing to the Yemen. Alfred is initially reluctant, thinking the whole scheme is absurd. As […]

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