Inherent Vice

This is a confusing film. That needs to be said from the outset, because any expectation of a conventional crime/police drama, where threads are teased out but eventually all tied up, is likely to be...

ABJAD

The Ingleby Gallery is a beautiful space, with large windows making the exhibition rooms seem more expansive than they truly are. It’s a professional environment; alongside the artworks, the desks,...

The Final Word

It is always uncomfortable to see recently passed faces emerge in new releases. Most blockbuster movies come to the big screen with a bit of fuss – a bit of glitz and glamour and red carpet hype....

Mr Turner

An entire existence is evoked. It is at times uncomfortable and slow, but this is all intentional – life is not smooth or Hollywood paced. In Mr Turner Leigh has certainly distilled reality with...

Serena

The movie business ain’t cheap – keeping a big budget, period-dress number under wraps isn’t usually the done thing. Especially when that number boasts two of the most bankable stars of the...

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Cult Column

Musicals are known to be box office safe zones. Along with movies starring a bespectacled wizard or a motor-fuel slathered Megan Fox, films that involve familiar red carpet faces stretching their...

Gem

Here, the standard notion of jewellery work as ‘craft’, as opposed to ‘proper art’ is muddled. Is this an art show at all? Is it a glorified shop?