The Eyes of My Mother (2017)

"An original horror-fable, a slasher pic with whisperings of high-art sensibility"

From the outset The Eyes of my Mother is unsettling, as we make out a brittle framed woman staggering along a deserted road, before she collapses in front of an oncoming truck. Although it will be some time before we learn who she is, more than enough action occurs to help capture o...

by Tremayne Miller

Power Rangers(2017)

"not just your typical superhero origin story, it’s packed full of heart, lead by a cast of fresh faces and you’ll never be bored"

The notion of a film based on the classic 90s series is one that has been tried before - twice in fact - with 1995’s Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie, which was met with high praise back then (for a film of its time, however, revisiting the film in today’s modern world we can see th...

by Marc Jason Ali

The Lost City Of Z(2017)

"sweeping epic which sheds light on a fascinating real-life story"

The Lost City of Z is a sweeping epic which sheds light on a fascinating real-life story about one man’s quest to find a mysterious city in the Amazon. The Lost City of Z is based on the 2009 non-fiction book by David Grann, which was optioned shortly after its release but it took many years fo...

by Hannah Wales

Beauty And The Beast(2017)

"boasting an impressive cast and memorable soundtrack and set pieces, Beauty And The Beast makes for a solid family film that'll become a firm Christmas favourite in years to come"

Beauty And The Beast is a Disney live-action remake of it's beloved original 1991 acclaimed animated outing of the same name. It's based on a French fairytale titled La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast), written originally by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve with publication in 1740....

by Raj C. Virdi

Personal Shopper(2017)

"In absence of a sufficiently told story, the primary image that we’re left with is Stewart on her phone or trying on beautiful clothing"

As Olivier Assayas’ latest film tells us, the personal shoppers of celebrities hold a ghostly status behind the scenes of glitz and glamour. Constantly on the move from designers to penthouse suites, they work quietly and the only evidence shows in the clothes that grace the pictures of glossy ...

by Jen Scouler

Elle(2017)

"an intelligent film that director Paul Verhoeven has brought to our screens with a magnificent performance by Isabelle Huppert"

Elle is a powerful psychological French thriller with English subtitles, starring Isabelle Huppert as the uncompromising and resilient Michèle Leblanc. Huppert's character is a sophisticated divorcee living alone and is the co-founder of a successful video game company in Paris.

In her p...

by Raj C. Virdi