REVIEW: Incredibles 2

Do you remember 2004? For me, aged 28, it’s literally half a lifetime ago.

The biggest film releases were Shrek 2Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Spider-Man 2and a little movie called The Incredibles, Disney’s first foray into the then relatively uncontested arena of superhero movies.…

REVIEW: The Big Sick – a relationship comedy where one party is out for the count

3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)
It’s been said that comedy is a natural response to tragedy; indeed, humour is proven to speed recovery.[none]Patch Adams can still fuck off, though.[/note]

Even so, taking perhaps the worst period of your life and turning it into a romcom, that most disposable of genres, is certainly a bold move.…

Manglehorn is not exactly the summit of Pacino’s career but at least it’s on the slopes

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

 

If you were looking for a word to describe Al Pacino’s acting career over the past two decades chances are “understated” would not be it.

Generally regarded as one of the finest actors ever to have graced the silver screen, it nevertheless seems sadly fitting that his only Oscar win came as the blind, bellowing Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman.…