Saw III

Jigsaw is back. The cruel gamester has devised some new tricks for his latest victims. Will they survive the test? Can the filmmakers spin it out one last time? We dare you to take a look! Jigsaw (Tobin Bell) the…

The Last Kiss

Scrubs star Zach Braff does what he does best in this enjoyable remake of an award-winning Italian film from a couple of years ago. He is the downbeat, angst-ridden but charming everyman for a whole generation of thirty-something Americans. Maybe…

Kung Fu Summer Camp 2008

Kung Fu Summer Camp 2008 Day OneIt was summertime…it was Cornwall… it was the Kung Fu Summer Camp. This was the third year and the numbers just keep growing. That’s even if you don’t count our instructor’s children, the ever-energetic…

The History Boys

Brilliant theatre director Nicholas Hytner might run the National Theatre but he just doesn’t get it about filmmaking. Brilliant film director he most definitely ain’t in this unimaginative screen adaptation of Alan Bennett’s multi-award winning stage play. A group of…

The Departed

So is this Scorsese’s great film for this decade? It has most of the ingredients of his finest work – the violent world of gangsters, cops, and assorted American low life on that narrow line that separates the good guys…

Click

Pass the sick bucket as Adam Sandler returns, farting and grimacing in this charmless and talentless rip-off of the great It’s A Wonderful Life. Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) is an over-worked architect who is spending too much time at the…

Clerks II

So Dante and Randall are back – great news for all lovers of the original (and it was definitely original) movie. OK, so fans of Clerks will be disappointed that the new film is in colour, has a bigger budget…

Beerfest

Beer swilling, burping, pissing, throwing up and boob gazing – a typical night’s out with the lads but, just like those nights out, it does go on for much too long. Jan and Todd Wolfhouse (Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske)…

The Wicker Man

Edward Woodward starred in the original 1973 B-movie horror classic about a copper who falls foul of a group of weird religious fanatics on a remote Scottish island. Who would believe that they could do a remake with the brilliant…

Volver

With this tragic-comedy, the great Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar wowed the Cannes Film Festival. Penélope Cruz, in the performance of her career, will wow everyone everywhere and not just with the brilliance of her acting. Sexy village girl Raimunda (Penelope…