The Master, once seen as a contender for the highest grossing art-house film of all time, saw its star Joaquin Phoenix blow his Oscar hopes by recently calling the Academy Awards ‘bullshit’. Though in many ways triumphant, these aren’t the film’s only disappointments, writes NANCY NAPPER CANTER.
With screenplay genius such as ‘Argo fuck yourself’, JACKSON CAINES manages to believe in both the plot and the quality of this Oscar contender from not-just-a-pretty-face Ben Affleck.
Love her or hate her, the Iron Lady is everywhere. But NICOLA BARTLETT isn’t convinced.
Film Editor JAMIE MATHIESON gushes everywhere. Find out why.
An otherwise decent film is somewhat spoiled for ROB BROWN by Peter Jackson’s knobbish reliance on saccharine special effects.
Sure it’s beautiful but COTTIA THOROWGOOD wishes it was more than just eye candy for the diabetic.
ROB BROWN thinks The Road could be the best film of the year but RACHEL MONTE isn’t so sure.