An unsatisfying trip down the rabbit-hole.
The fervidly imaginative Tim Burton would appear to be a director well suited to delivering an update of the Lewis Carroll classic. First published as long ago as 1865, Alice in Wonderland has held its appeal for many reasons including its free...
Where’s that massacre when you need it...?
If there’s anyone out there who pines for that long-rumoured big screen version of the '90s schlock-com Friends, they may be appeased by the saccharine sentimentality and excruciating comedy that oozes from Garry Marshall’s Valentine’s Day like...
Demme gets back to his indie roots.
Rachel Getting Married is the most recent feature by maverick director, Jonathan Demme – the longstanding stalwart of the New York film industry. Demme’s career has seen him as the director behind such big budget films as Silence of the Lambs ...
Heartfelt romance rings hollow.
One Day is a romance that’s not quite funny enough to be dubbed a rom-com. The tone is light, but at the same time sober; here sadness creeps around the edges of the frame like an uninvited guest waiting to deliver bad news.
Bird-brained animated comedy that won’t fly.
How could the creative brainstrust responsible for the enormously successful and cleverly-constructed Ice Age movies come up with something as infantile, unfunny and uninspiring as Rio 3D? I’m not sure but I expect the top brass at 20th Century...