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La La Land

A Technicolour melange of fantastical dreamlike musicality, Damien Chazelle‘s La La Land is a gorgeous, potent and moving love song to a bygone age of golden Hollywood movie-making magic and to the potential and power of ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Eden

Eden is Mia Hansen-Love’s elegant eulogy to youth and the power of dreams. In ’90s Paris, House and Garage are at the centre of a vibrant, new rave scene. Entranced by the music, Paul and his best friend create a DJ duo called ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Into The Woods

Rob Marshall’s big screen treatment of Stephen Sondheim’s lavish, long musical, Into The Woods, brings a sterling cast into fairytale terrain; where the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel and Red Riding Hood merge in an uplifting,...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Whiplash

There are no two words more dangerous in the English language than ‘good job'” – this proclamation, ardently declared by Jazz instructor Fletcher (JK Simmons), serves as Whiplash‘s tagline. This phrase c...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Begin Again

Director John Carney returns to a similar topic of inspiration that brought him so much success with Once in Begin Again. In fact so similar are the basic premises of Once and Begin Again it could easily be seen as a more mains...
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Hard Day’s Night

Just in time for its fiftieth anniversary, The Beatles‘ first movie is getting a special re-release in cinemas and new 4K restored Blu-ray. There had been pop-music movies before this (Elvis Presley had already done about...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jersey Boys

Caught somewhere between musical biopic and comedic melodrama, Clint Eastwood‘s movie adaptation of Jersey Boys doesn’t fully deliver on either. The strength of this film, as with the musical on which it’s bas...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Muppets Most Wanted

Kermit and company return for a bizarre, frantic and pretty fun sequel to 2011’s The Muppets film, with this spring’s Muppets Most Wanted. Arriving literally seconds after the original’s musical finale, we join the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Inside Llewyn Davis

Riding high on the success of their biggest commercial hit to date (True Grit), Inside Llewyn Davis is a change of tack for the Coen Brothers and one of their most curious, slight and inaccessible films to date.  Following a st...