REVIEW: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Fangs for the memories (★★★★ Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour) What do you get if you cross Persian sexual politics with 80s style, the French New Wave and classic vampire films? An absolute masterpiece that shouldn’t work, but somehow does. With acute comic book sensibilities and a fresh eye – unbelievably, this polished gem is Amirpour’s … More REVIEW: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

REVIEW: Ant-Man

Marvel’s little film is a big success (★★★★ Directed by Peyton Reed) Ants are amazing little creatures. Creative, industrious and strong, yet all but invisible – it’s hardly surprising that one of Marvel Comics’ superheroes would draw his powers from little old Lasius niger, the black garden ant. One of the first Avengers, Ant-Man is the latest Super … More REVIEW: Ant-Man

Patriotic heroism belies brutal reality

Master of the art, Tom Hanks gives one of his finest performances as kidnap victim Richard Phillips in Captain Phillips. Starring Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi. Directed by Paul Greengrass Written by Billy Ray, based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips Drama, … More Patriotic heroism belies brutal reality

Living legend takes on legendary play

3SR: A Streetcar Named Desire comes to a glorious stop at Fisherman’s Wharf. Give everyone in this film an Oscar immediately. Blue JasmineStarring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard, Sally Hawkins, Andrew Dice Clay. Written and directed by Woody Allen.Comedy, drama. 1hr 38mins. M for offensive language.**** Two American classics collide in Blue Jasmine, Woody … More Living legend takes on legendary play

Caped teens deliver morals with a kick

3SR: Raucous, ultra violent fun as teen superhero Hit Girl faces her most evil enemy yet – the US High School system. Kick-Ass 2 Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey Directed by Jeff Wadlow Written by Jeff Wadlow from the comics by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. Action, comedy, thriller. … More Caped teens deliver morals with a kick