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Andrea Riseborough

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

I am going to start this review of Nocturnal Animals by discussing a Stephen King novel. Misery. In that novel, King also shows us many pages from the book being written within the book, entitled "Misery's Return". I can't recall if we, as…

Oblivion (2013)

What you may have already heard about Oblivion is true. It's highly derivative and far from the best sci-fi movie in recent years. That's not to say that it isn't enjoyable. I had a great time watching the movie at the cinema. I just knew…

Welcome to the Punch (2013)

A police thriller with a subplot in corruption is nothing new; if anything, it is becoming an almost stale trend. So, the initial vibe of this feature is that of déjà vu. However, the inclusion of some extra chases, guns and fight scenes -…

Welcome to the Punch (2013)

Welcome to the Punch starts off with brio: Masked motorcycling villains escaping a bank heist with no small amount of panache in London's Canary Wharf (a place which must seem far more exotic to those who haven't had to spend much time…

Resistance (2011)

I left the cinema absolutely baffled. Baffled about what the film was about, what it was getting at, why the director made the decisions he did, and what, in a well-filmed, well-acted and generally well-executed film, had so resolutely…