Film Review: God’s Pocket

John Slattery’s God’s Pocket is an engaging drama. Its flecks of dark humour are in keeping with the film’s tone. When Mickey’s stepson dies at work, his troubles begin. With a mourning wife, Mickey also has to contend with a debt he can’t pay, and a body he can’t get rid of… Based on Peter Dexter’s novel, God’s Pocket is […]

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Film Review: Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts is a warm and engaging comedy drama. The themes that Josh Radnor’s film covers are almost universally applicable. Jesse is a thirty-something admissions officer living in New York. When he is invited to his old professor’s retirement dinner at his alma mater, Jesse is keen to attend. There he meets Elizabeth, a young undergraduate who is an acquaintance […]

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Film Review: The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods is a smart and amusing horror hybrid. Viewers should avoid finding out too much about the film beforehand, to maximise enjoyment. Dana and Jules are college students looking forward to a break away. Along with fellow students Curt, Steve and Marty, the group travel to a remote cabin to spend the weekend. Not long after […]

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