film review

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is a second-rate Love Actually, according to ANNIE RAFF. And it doesn’t even have Hugh Grant in it.


Wide-eyed plucky young orphans, French stereotypes, and Sacha Baron Cohen slapstick: it can only be Scorsese’s new film, says JAMIE MATHIESON.


OSMAN RIAZ reviews bros Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen taking cancer comedy to the next level.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part One

HARRY SHUKMAN finds all the acting and script sucked out of the new Twilight installment.

The Awakening

Better than Red Bull or caffeine tablets, HARRY SHUKMAN finds The Awakening the best way to stop you from sleeping for a long time.

Wuthering Heights

ALBERTO PERUCCHINI finds the new Brontë adaptation more meh than moving.

The Rum Diary

JONATHAN SENIOR finds too many hangovers and not enough heart in Johnny Depp’s new film.


Was Shakespeare a fraud? Who cares, says ELLIE CHAN; the Anonymous still makes great watching.

The Future

Dying cats, skipping time, and talking moons come together in new indie flick The Future, reviewed by WILL STINSON.

Tower Heist

ALBERTO PERUCCHINI sees crime comedy Tower Heist reach new heights of mediocrity.

Miss Bala

WILL STINSON reviews Miss Bala and finds it without a plot, a script, and a half-decent director.


WILL STINSON reviews a new disease-thriller flick that will have you sick with boredom.

We Need To Talk About Kevin

WILL STINSON checks out the chilling new child-massacre thriller starring Tilda Swinton.

The Adventures of Tintin

HARRY SHUKMAN pulls no punches in his review of the new Tintin film.

POM Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

HARRY SHUKMAN reviews Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary on advertising to see if it’s a match for Super Size Me.

The Debt

JONATHAN SENIOR reviews Nazi-hunting kick-ass Mossad movie starring Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington.


WILL STINSON reviews controversial Dutch director Lars von Trier’s amazing new MELANCHOLIA