Movie Reviews

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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.

0

Shivering Isles

If you’ve only just broken an addiction to the astonishing Oblivion, you might not be terribly pleased to hear that an expansion pack is just around the corner just waiting...

8

Great

Hot Fuzz

While it sounds like a slightly bizarre porn movie Hot Fuzz is, of course, the follow-up film from Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, the creative force behind sit-com Spaced and...

8

Great

The Science of Sleep

After the playfully love-it-or-hate-it nature of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Michel Gondry returns… with another playfully love-it-or-hate-it film.

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The Truth About Love

If this is the truth about love, then one assumes that director John Hay and writer Peter Bloore are very, very single.

8

Great

For Your Consideration

After lancing the worlds of dog shows, folk music and amateur dramatics in his recent work, writer/director and Spinal Tap co-creator Christopher Guest film turns his attention inwards for his...

4

Poor

Music & Lyrics

Alex Fletcher (Grant) is a former ’80s pop icon thanks to his world-conquering band Pop — think Wham meets Duran Duran.

6

Fair

Hannibal Rising

As with the book of the same name, Hannibal Rising is a prequel to the later stories, an explanation as to how the young Hannibal Lecter (Gaspard Ulliel) became that...

8

Great

Notes on a Scandal

Notes On A Scandal is notable for several reasons. First, it’s one of the more adept literary adaptations of recent years.

6

Fair

Bobby

It’s good week for people who like a little moral with their entertainment. Over in Screen One, you have Blood Diamond, all redemption, violence and political amorality, while in Screen...