Nobody's Reading This But Me

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Rating Title/Year Author
3/5 The White Crow (2018) Andiee Paviour In his biographical drama, director Ralph Fiennes takse a plodding yet scattershot approach to dancer Rudolph Nureyev. EDIT
Posted Jul 18, 2019
3.5/5 Downriver (2015) Andiee Paviour Ex-con James has been doing time for the drowning of a 10-year-old boy. The body was never recovered, and James, an epileptic, can't recall the details of the crime. EDIT
Posted Jul 17, 2019
4/5 Booksmart (2019) Andiee Paviour There's book-smart, then there's life-smart. BFFs Amy and Molly have nailed the first ask. Now, the night before their high-school graduation, they're playing catch-up with the second. EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2019
3.5/5 Stuber (2019) Andiee Paviour The promo tagline "little DRIVER with a huge COP" is a boom-tish that sets the scene for the most dramatic day of Los Angeles Uber driver Stu's modest existence. EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2019
4/5 God's Own Country (2017) Andiee Paviour The realism of writer-director Francis Lee's love-struck first feature is as raw as the rural business of birth and death. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 Inxeba (2017) Andiee Paviour Xolani, a South African factory hand of palpable aloneness, leaves the city, as he does each year, bound for the mountainous isolation of the Eastern Cape and an all-male circumcision ceremony. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
3/5 Alpha Gateway (2018) Andiee Paviour Parallel worlds are out there in a hypothetical pluckily anchored by the hard-working Jacqueline McKenzie as a particle physicist who defies dimensions. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 Aus dem Nichts (2017) Andiee Paviour When Katja Sekerci learns of the deaths of her Turkish husband and their six-year-old son in a nail-bomb explosion at the Sekercis' Hamburg office, she reacts with the scream of a stricken animal. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 Finding Your Feet (2017) Andiee Paviour Pity poor "Lady" Sandra Abbott, kicked to the curb by her cheating spouse in their so-called golden years. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 The Party (2017) Andiee Paviour You know you're in for it with writer-director Sally Potter's trenchant character slayer when the opening shot is of a frantic Kristin Scott Thomas brandishing a gun. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 The Square (2017) Andiee Paviour Christian is the affluent chief curator of an elitist Stockholm art museum preparing to mount an exhibition called "The Square" when he is robbed of his phone, his wallet and, incredibly, his cufflinks. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 Lady Bird (2017) Andiee Paviour It's 2002 and 17-year-old Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is interred in a Catholic high school in California while dreaming resentfully of the East Coast college she's convinced she deserves. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
4/5 Game Night (2018) Andiee Paviour If there is such an oxymoron as a playfully competitive personality, husband-and-wife Max and Annie are it in spades. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
3/5 Chappaquiddick (2017) Andiee Paviour Friday, July 18, 1969: Apollo 11 is about to land on the moon and Senator Edward Kennedy is about to crash and burn. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
3/5 Red Sparrow (2018) Andiee Paviour Brutally sidelined for life by her Bolshoi Ballet dance partner, prima ballerina Dominika Egorova is forced to agree to recruitment into the Russian Intelligence Service. EDIT
Posted Jul 7, 2019
2.5/5 Mary Magdalene (2018) Andiee Paviour Judea, AD 33, is a patriarchy chafing under Roman rule into which wilful Mary, not a prostitute as popularly supposed but a parental handful all the same, doesn't fit. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Blockers (2018) Andiee Paviour At first glance, the premise comes off as stale and lame: three Chicago high-school gfs make a pact to lose their virginity on prom night. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 The Other Side of Hope (2017) Andiee Paviour Syrian refugee Kahled turns himself into police and seeks asylum after covertly boarding a cargo ship and ending up in Finland. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Isle of Dogs (2018) Andiee Paviour Set 20 years hence in fictional Megasaki City, Isle of Dogs is director Wes Anderson's off-centre homage to both Japanese cinema and the pure souls of man's best friend. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 The Death of Stalin (2017) Andiee Paviour In 1953, after 20 years of mass torture and killings, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin is at death's door, and good riddance. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 A Quiet Place (2018) Andiee Paviour Director John Krasinski's propulsive descent into hell opens on Day 89 of something obviously catastrophic. The main street of an upstate New York town is deserted and its supermarket ravaged. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3.5/5 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) Andiee Paviour London author Juliet Ashton is charmed from her cosy digs, her dashing American fiancé and her solicitous publisher by a chance correspondence with a Channel Islands farmer. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 Rampage (2018) Andiee Paviour Primatologist David Okoye shares an extra-special bond with George, a fiercely intelligent gorilla with a giant heart. But their bromance goes south when a canister of weaponised DNA lands in George's leafy domain. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Nelyubov (2017) Andiee Paviour The opening shot of a woodsy, wintry, black-and-white vista sets the tone of cold austerity for Russian filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev's latest, chiller showpiece. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 I Feel Pretty (2018) Andiee Paviour "I've always wondered what it feels like to be just undeniably pretty," Renee Bennett confides to her gorgeous gym buddy. Her wish is granted-in a way-after a bonk on the head at a SoulCycle class. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Unsane (2018) Andiee Paviour Being committed to a psychiatric facility against your will is enough to hang bats in anyone's belfry. Times that by six figures when you discover that your long-term stalker is working there as a nurse. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Breath (2017) Andiee Paviour Thirteen-year-old Bruce Pike, aka Pikelet, is thoughtful and sensitive. His best mate, Ivan Loon, aka Loonie, is a scallywag who runs wild and is up for anything. But from day one, they're both in thrall to the primal joy of surfing. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 Teströl és lélekröl (2017) Andiee Paviour As relationships go, Endre and Mária's is as up against it as any partnership could possibly be. He's the financial director of an abattoir and she's its younger and patently strange quality inspector. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Tully (2018) Andiee Paviour The particular genius of Charlize Theron is an onscreen relatability boosted by a total lack of vanity. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 I Got Life! (2017) Andiee Paviour At 50, Aurore is in a state of flux. She's about to become a grandmother, her ex-husband has moved on and menopausal hot flushes are driving her nuts. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Deadpool 2 (2018) Andiee Paviour Hired gun Wade Wilson, aka Deadpool, horribly scarred and genetically messed with but, on the upside, now virtually indestructible, flat-out refuses to take life seriously until it deals him a deadly blow. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3.5/5 I Kill Giants (2017) Andiee Paviour Barbara Thorson is a slayer of giants. In her downtime, she's also a lonely, precocious, school-bullied 12-year-old with what is arguably an active imagination as an elaborate defence mechanism. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4.5/5 Hereditary (2018) Andiee Paviour Even before their personal phantoms make an aberrant entrance, it's obvious something is off with the Graham family, whose mental history isn't, to put it kindly, as robust as it could be. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Disobedience (2017) Andiee Paviour A left-field, New York-based photographer, Ronit has returned to London for her rabbi father's funeral. She has lapsed from the faith, which its adherents resent, but even more taboo is her rekindled affair with her childhood lover. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Tag (2018) Andiee Paviour The nuttiest truth about director Jeff Tomsic's comedy is that it's based on a group of actual childhood friends who've played "the coolest game ever" for 30 years. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Brother's Nest (2018) Andiee Paviour They might not look it, being burly and impassive, but brothers Terry and Jeff (actual brothers Shane and Clayton Jacobson, who also directs) are desperate men. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Ideal Home (2018) Andiee Paviour Families come in an endless assortment. But it's a safe bet that few of them are as ill-assorted at first as flamboyant TV chef Erasmus, his panic attack-prone partner, Paul, and the pugnacious 10-year-old grandson Erasmus didn't know he had. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Andiee Paviour All is far from well on ill-starred Isla Nublar, three years after the meltdown of its dinosaur theme park saw the disaster site metaphorically shuttered. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Andiee Paviour When battle-scarred CIA agent Matt Graver and lawyer turned loner Alejandro meet up in Bogota in this hellish sequel from director Stefano Sollima, it's with the specific intention of raising cartel hell EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 Adrift (2018) Andiee Paviour In the efficient opening scene of Adrift's true story, a young woman, her face bloodied, awakens from unconsciousness to find herself alone on a partly submerged yacht with no land in sight. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 Occupation (2018) Andiee Paviour Before a tribe of aliens attack Earth, meanly blasting the bejesus out of everything in their path, night-time footie in a small Aussie town is as home-grown as it gets. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 Au revoir là-haut (2017) Andiee Paviour Having scraped through the deranged carnage of World War I, former bookkeeper Albert and his disfigured compadre, Edouard, embark on a life of crime in Paris. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 The Breaker Upperers (2018) Andiee Paviour Having been cheated on by the same louse, Mel and Jen have a dim view of permanence. Putting theory into practice, the best mates create a two-person business dedicated to the undoing of ill-assorted couples, with speedy splits guaranteed. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Estiu 1993 (2017) Andiee Paviour Whisked by night from her Barcelona home to a cosy country house, six-year-old Frida is a downcast observer of her unwanted new world. Her parents are dead and she must now find a new way forward with her uncle and his family. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Mission: Impossible -- Fallout (2018) Andiee Paviour It's on for the relatively young and old in the sixth M.I. go-round, with Tom Cruise back on deck, Henry Cavill joining the ranks as an agenda-heavy CIA agent and Christopher McQuarrie taking the reins once more. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 C'est la vie ! (2017) Andiee Paviour As the eye of the celebratory storm of a grand wedding reception in a French chateau, fed-up planner Max is tossed every which way by forces beyond his control. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 The Wife (2017) Andiee Paviour From the outside, Joe Castleman and his wife of 40 years, Joan, have a textbook marriage. Joe is a literary lion, who has just been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Joan is his self-effacing helpmeet, basking in the great man's reflected glory. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
3/5 The Meg (2018) Andiee Paviour After a deep-sea rescue mission in the Philippine Trench goes Horribly Wrong, Jonas Taylor vows not to dive again. Five years later, when another six-miles-under mission is KO'd , Jonas is coaxed back into the depths. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 BlacKkKlansman (2018) Andiee Paviour With the true-life enterprise of rookie African-American undercover detective Ron Stallworth, director Spike Lee has a crazy gift that gives and gives to a moving, sobering end. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019
4/5 Leave No Trace (2018) Andiee Paviour To hide out in a national park takes the grace, stealth and skill of a wild animal. Will and his 13-year-old daughter have been doing just that in Portland, Oregon, living peacefully off the grid, when the long arms of the law close in. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019