4.5 Stars

Brutal sequel a vibrant victory

3SR: Panem’s reluctant firebrand returns, bringing the revolution with her in this infinitely more vibrant and successful addition to the Hunger Games franchise.   Starring:  Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Donald Sutherland and Elizabeth Banks. Directed by Francis Lawrence Written by Michael Arndt, Simon Beaufoy, based on the novel […]

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The girl anachronism

3SR: An entrancing black and white fairytale which transports Snow White to the dusty bullfighting rings of 1920s Spain. Every single shot is a masterpiece, heartbreaking and charming by turns. Starring: Maribel Verdú, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ángela Molina Written and directed by Pablo Berger Drama, world cinema. 1hr 44mins. M for adult themes ****1/2 stars […]

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Weighty subjects take flight

3SR: The best looking film ever made, a masterpiece of cinematic magic. Sadly undercut by over earnest dialogue that comes at you like a rolled up newspaper across the nose. Starring: Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron. Written by Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron and Rodrigo Garcia. ****1/2 Science Fiction,  thriller. 1hr 31mins.  […]

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