John Lithgow

Miss Sloane review

Miss Sloane is John Madden's attempt at bringing to the big screen the political drama and atmosphere that made David Fincher's House of Cards memorable

This Is 40 review (Blu-ray)

This Is 40 really means This Is 40. It’s wholly intended for that age demographic and will hold no appeal whatsoever for anyone not in the middle-age bracket.

The Campaign review (Blu-ray)

Political comedy is tough to get right. In The Loop, the big-screen spinoff from TV's The Thick of It, got it absolutely perfect. Idiocracy tried hard, but got it pretty wrong.

Rise of The Planet of The Apes review (Blu-ray)

As Hollywood continues to mine its past for multiplex fodder, it was inevitable that someone would look at the Apes series and decide that it was ripe for a "reimagining".

Rise of The Planet of The Apes review

As Hollywood continues to mine its past for multiplex fodder, it was inevitable that someone would look at the Apes series and decide that it was ripe for a "reimagining".

Obsession review (Blu-ray)

Before the success of horror classic Carrie and after the box office and initial critical failure of Phantom of the Paradise, the now-legendary Brian De Palma had set his sights...

Leap Year review (Blu-ray)

Formulaic romcoms. Love 'em or hate 'em, they're not going go go away any tinme soon. We dozens released each year, with the intended audience lapping them up.

Leap Year

It’s not shaping up to be a good year for rom-coms. After the disaster that was Valentine’s Day comes this dreadful misfire with no jokes, a patronising, predictable script and...

Confessions of a Shopaholic

I have a confession of my own to make: I kinda like Isla Fisher. I like the fact that we grew up in the same small town (Perth, Western Australia).