Carrie copies much from Brian De Palma’s 1976 version but this remake updates Stephen King's horror story to reflect how bullying has changed since King’s tome was first published.
Kill Your Darlings is a fascinating exploration of desire, love and loss at the genesis of the Beat Generation, told through the true story of the young writers who sparked the revolution.
For decades, Earth has been under attack from an evil race called the Formics. Pounding the populace with their superior technology, it seems the end of civilisation is nigh.
Embarking on a Victor’s Tour after their previous Hunger Games win, Katniss and Peeta discovering their win has galvanised those living in their impoverished home district, marking the beginnings of a rebellion.
Private Peaceful is a look at the injustices of war. Not only does this reflect the battles that two brothers face but also their treatment as soldiers.
Living in the violent world of 1970’s Belfast, Terri Hooley opened his own record store, Good Vibrations, and introduced many music styles to an uninformed public.
New Year’s Eve is anything but a celebration for teenager Greta, who plans to throw herself off a bridge until she suddenly meets Pearce and revenge, love and elicit happenings follow.
Giving a dignified portrayal of someone overcoming barriers, Mission to Lars proves that no matter whom or what we are, there is always a super-fan in all of us.
Insidious: Chapter 2 is a direct continuation of the first film, expanding on the strong characters, conjuring a few genuine scares, and providing a well thought-out follow-up.
Reality TV has always been ripe for satire. The whole concept is vaguely bizarre and About Face takes a wicked swipe at the notion of instant celebrity and its trappings.
After a primeval race led by the dastardly Malekith returning to destroy his home Asgard, Thor must do battle and attempt to prevent the universe from being plunged into darkness,
Closed Curtain revels in its unpredictability. When you think you have a handle on its story, it completely stands everything on its head. At times moving, it also succeeds in building tension.
A lawyer known only as 'The Counselor’ is always looking for fast money. Attempting to muscle in on a drug trafficking racket, events soon turn nasty...
Utterly ridiculous and proud of it, Machete Kills is a lot of fun. It has no pretensions to high art, instead revelling in its high-octane exploits. It’s hard to dislike and more than earns its place amongst others in the genre.
The Lithium Conspiracy is an interesting take on the thriller format which should appeal to fans of tense thrillers.
The Butler is a less than satisfactory rummage through historic moments. Although the idea is sound its execution is inept with inaccurate portrayals of monumental events a disservice to those who lived them.
It’s a brave production turning a beloved fairy tale into something totally unique. Spanish movie Blancanieves is such an entity. Using the Brothers’ Grimm story Snow White as its base, it’s one of the few recent films to be made in black and white with no sound.
In this true-life drama, the US container ship Alabama was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009. In charge was Captain Richard Phillips...
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa is fun with enough energy and spirit to make it consistently amusing.
Maintaining its witty escapades until the end, Robert De Niro’s and Michelle Pfeiffer’s latest sojourn in mafia life conjures another coda to their familial cap.