Browsing Tag

Rachel Weisz

The Light Between Oceans (2016)

Beware babes in boats I'm wondering when it's going to dawn on somebody that the touted new Swedish-born star Alicia Vikander has terrible diction. She's mumbling and whispering again in the emotionally overwrought The Light Between…

TIFF 2016 – Denial (2016)

There was a time when David Irving used to be referred to as a historian. Now, if someone’s being kind they might call him a writer. Those willing to be more direct can go with manipulator of historical fact, Holocaust denier, and racist,…

The Lobster (2015)

If you could turn into any animal, what would you choose? An academic question where we come from, in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ universe it’s a practical matter requiring careful consideration. In his surreal dystopian romantic…

Oz The Great And Powerful (2013)

I'd better start this review off by saying that I am a big fan of The Wizard Of Oz. In fact, I'm a HUGE fan of it. It's one of my favourite movies. Return To Oz is also a fantastic, albeit much darker, film. But that shouldn't really matter…

The Bourne Legacy (2012)

Bourne without Bourne It should come as no huge surprise that the Bourne action movie series without Bourne himeslf -- as is the case in The Bourne Legacy, film number four -- just isn't the same. Describing The Bourne Legacy has to be…

The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

Terence Davies' dark screen poem of sad doomed love The Hunger Games is the huge new super blockbuster, destined, they say, to push Twilight out of the top spot as monarch of the box office and king of the hearts of teenage girls, and…