Just Like a Woman is saved by its cinematography and female leads, otherwise it is an average film about friendship with cliché characters.
Atom Egoyan’s The Sweet Hereafter is a beautiful exploration of tragedy and loss, available on Blu-ray from the UK’s Artificial Eye
Simon Killer is an overwhelmingly depressing, though visually stunning effort from director Antonio Campos
Kerouac’s iconic story of post-war restlessness finally makes it to the screen, in a good, but pale version in comparison to its source.
A long, tedious “epic” with pretensions of being a new Lawrence of Arabia, Day of the Falcon is all glitz and no soul.
Highlighted by a funny, sometimes quirky performance by The Social Network’s Jesse Eisenberg, Why Stop Now is an interesting comedy worth checking out.
This low budget superhero thriller lacks the punch to make it an interesting watch.
Hollywood B-movie makeup effects maven Robert Hall’s semi-autobiographical story about getting out of small town USA is a charming slice of life drama.
Quirky and just a whole lot of fun sums up Video Game High School, a different look into the world of gaming.
360 is like a sugary candy coating with no filling. The film looks great, the performances are solid, but the circular story meanders dully, and, in the end, provides no satisfaction. Ironically (or fittingly), for a film with sexual dalliances at its heart, this is one experience you’d soon like to forget.