REVIEW: Adrift in Tokyo (2007)

Long-time student and layabout Fumiya (Joe Odagiri) owes ¥800,000 to loan sharks. When a middle-aged thug named Fukuhara (Tomokazu Miura) comes to collect, he offers Fumiya a choice: either come up with the money in the next few days, or join Fukuhara on a leisurely walk through Tokyo and Fukuhara will give him ¥1,000,000 in ...

REVIEW: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise), an ex-major in the US army's military police, is drawn back into the fold when former colleague Major Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders) is arrested for espionage. After investigating the incident, Reacher himself is framed for the murder of an army colonel. He and Turner break out of custody to bring down ...

REVIEW: The Woodsman and the Rain (2011)

In a small town in northern Japan lives Katsu (Koji Yakusho), a 60 year-old lumberjack. He's still grieving for his wife, who died two years earlier. He's fighting with his son, who seems to spend all day sitting on the couch watching television. When a film crew arrives from Tokyo to shoot a zombie movie, ...

REVIEW: The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)

1993. Teenager Cameron Post (Chloë Grace Moretz) is caught in the back of a car with her high school prom queen, leading her strictly religious aunt to send her to a gay conversion therapy centre to be 'cured'. Once there she teams up with two new friends to subvert and challenge the system. Gay conversion ...

REVIEW: The Happytime Murders (2018)

Ex-police officer and puppet Phil Phillips (Bill Barretta) now works in Los Angeles as a seedy private detective. When the cast of the popular sitcom The Happytime Gang - including his own brother - begin to get killed one by one, Phil is dragged back into his old life. This includes reluctantly re-teaming with his former ...

REVIEW: Submergence (2017)

Danielle Flinders (Alicia Vikander) is a biologist preparing to descend to the bottom of the ocean in an experimental submersible. Despite it being the most important moment of her career - not to mention the most dangerous - she remains haunted by a truncated romance she had the previous year with a man named James ...

REVIEW: The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)

Lisa Spinelli (Maggie Gyllenhaal) is an overworked and unhappy kindergarten teacher who discovers that one of her five-year-old students is an apparent literary prodigy. Growing obsessed with nurturing the boy's talents, she wildly crosses boundaries of professional - even legal - behaviour to save his poetic instincts from being smothered by a disinterested father and ...

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