Cornish has made a very accomplished debut; an exuberant genre mash-up, part sci-fi, part action movie, part comedy, executed with tremendous energy and flair.
Posted May 18, 2011
It's alright. But you could probably have more fun with a Pirates Of The Caribbean Lego set.
Posted May 18, 2011
Hiddleston does sly and manipulative with relative restraint, that balances out Hemsworth's shouty braggadocio.
Posted Apr 27, 2011
Ayoade lets the film move at a gentle pace, while its idiosyncratic charms often brings to mind Rushmore, Harold And Maude, or perhaps the youthful exploits of Adrian Mole.
Posted Mar 16, 2011
Despite the grinding bleakness, it's a tremendous film.
Posted Feb 23, 2011
When we see Cogburn in full flight - riding against four armed men - this is rousing stuff. You'd like to think the Duke himself would be applauding the Dude from afar.
Posted Feb 2, 2011
The players are as good as you'd expect and while this is clearly positioned as high-end heritage drama, it shows a keen wit.
Posted Jan 5, 2011
To his credit, Cloverfield director Matt Reeves makes a good fist of this.
Posted Nov 15, 2010
Gekko's resurrection is disappointing. This isn't a savage satire on corrupt business practices. No. It's a relationship drama.
Posted Oct 13, 2010
Neither a verite portrait of an actor in decline, nor simply a hoax, but instead a diverting piece of Method-inspired performance art.
Posted Sep 22, 2010
The action sequences are terrific, the violence excessive. The guiltiest of guilty pleasures, then.
Posted Aug 25, 2010
Nolan clearly has great fun with the action stuff - zero gravity fights in a hotel corridor, an assault on an artic fortress and a car chase through a dreamed city are all cracking - and it all looks as spectacular as you'd hope.
Posted Jul 21, 2010
Greenberg is a groundbreaking performance for Stiller who's unafraid, it seems, to risk alienating fans of his more mainstream movies like Meet The Fockers.
Posted Jun 9, 2010
Certainly, it's not a stretch to suggest that Herzog has in Cage found his most simpático lead since the great Klaus Kinski.
Posted May 19, 2010