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  • Review: Murder Mystery commits the crime of not being very mysterious

    Movie Review | Luke Whiston | 25th June 2019

    Shhh the kids are asleep. It's mummy and daddy time now, a chance to do all the things you can't do during the day. Let's make a cup of tea and put on a film. Two hours gone and now it's bedtime. The film was fine. Not good, not bad. Just fine, but more importantly we survived today. Lamp off. Start again tomorrow. One day closer to death. Everything is just fine, and it's not for me to judge that your life has become a static series of achievement-void days spent clockwatching and sometimes not even seeing the sun.

  • The Adjustment Bureau

    Movie Review | Ali | 3rd March 2011

    The January to March release window is a graveyard for movies: you can guarantee that any high-profile movie scheduled for a Q1 release will either be a film that has low expectations (usually because it's crap) or a film that'll sail right over the heads of the summer blockbuster crowd. I'm happy to report that The Adjustment Bureau falls firmly in the latter camp: it's an artful sci-fi thriller that doesn't feel the need to lob fistfights or car chases at you in order to entertain. Unfortunately, it's out on the same day as Liam Neeson's stolen-identity action romp Unknown, so you can expect it to get thoroughly trounced anyway. Schedulers, you've done it again!

  • Wanted

    Movie Review | Ali | 23rd June 2008

    If you can think of a new and exciting way to have one man shoot another, you score a point. If you can think of several, you deserve a round of applause. If you can find a way to include them in a movie that doesn't result in embarrassed laughter but rather sustained awe, then congratulations - you've officially made the pages ...