Movie Reviews

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...

8

Great

Letters from Iwo Jima

After the mixed bag of Flags of Our Fathers – intriguing but soulless – the idea of a ‘sequel’, to make Clint Eastwood’s study of Iwo Jima something of a...

6

Fair

The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd is a worthy film. You can tell this by the subject matter: a fictionalised account of the forming of the Central Intelligence Agency.

6

Fair

School For Scoundrels

Despite the name and the similar central premise, this updated School For Scoundrels bears about as much similarity to the original 1960 movie as Russell Brand does to a comedian.