Movie Reviews

4

Poor

Factory Girl

First things first. Sienna Miller can act. And yes, dear testosterone-producing readers, she does get them out.

0

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus

Fur, as the second bit of the title states, is An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus. For most viewers that probably screams one thing: pretension alert! And they’d be right.

8

Great

Sleeping Dogs

An 18 certificate in the UK? If there was ever a film to challenge the logic of the British Board of Film Censors, it’s that rating.

4

Poor

The Good German

From the opening scene, the class of Steven Soderbergh’s The Good German is strikingly obvious. This post WWII tale is shot in glorious black and white, like the classic movies...

1

Avoid

Norbit review

Norbit has taken $75m at the US box office. If their President wasn’t reason enough why most US citizens shouldn’t have the vote, that figure is all the extra proof...

6

Fair

Freedom Writers

A young idealistic teacher arrives at inner city school. Young idealistic teacher meets resistance. Young idealistic teacher gradually brings pupils around. Sniff, cry, roll credits.

6

Fair

6

Fair

Ghost Rider

Based on a Marvel character — nope, relax, we’d never heard of it either — Ghost Rider is the latest comic book character to make it to the big screen.

0

The Oscars

With all the predictability of English sporting defeats, Dame Helen Mirren triumphed at the Oscars last night.

0

Preview: Oscars 2007

It’s that time of year again although, given the sheer number of awards already doled out — most of them to Helen Mirren — one wonders if the Oscars have...