REVIEW: The Shape of Water (2017)

Baltimore, 1962: Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) is a non-verbal woman working as a cleaner in a secret government laboratory. When she witnesses the laboratory's new specimen brought in for study - a humanoid amphibious creature - she immediately forms a personal connection to it. When it is scheduled for dissection, Elisa risks everything to set ...

REVIEW: Under Siege (1992)

A group of mercenaries take over the battleship USS Missouri, led by the volatile ex-CIA operative William Strannix (Tommy Lee Jones). With the crew locked in the ships' forecastle and the captain executed, the only hope of preventing the mercenaries from stealing the ship's complement of nuclear warheads is the cook: former Navy SEAL Casey ...

REVIEW: Menashe (2017)

Menashe (Menashe Lustig) lives in the Hasidic community of Borough Park, New York. His wife Lea passed away almost a year ago, separating Menashe from his son Rieven (Ruben Niborski) due to cultural tradition; the boy must be raised in a home with a mother and father. In the week leading up to his wife's memorial ...

REVIEW: Rouge (1987)

In 1930s Hong Kong the courtesan Fleur (Anita Mui) enters into a passionate romance with the pharmacist Chen-pang (Leslie Cheung), one that ends in tragedy when Chen-pang's wealthy family refuse to allow their relationship to continue. In 1987 Fleur appears in the office of a Hong Kong newspaper, searching for the lover that abandoned her ...

REVIEW: Red Pier (1958)

Yakuza mobster Jiro (Yujiro Ishihara) has run away from the Tokyo police, and remains holed up in Kobe. At the city port he witnesses a man get killed, only to later find himself romancing the man's sister Keiko (Mie Kitahara). Before long Jiro is hunted down by out-of-town criminals, while the police continue to close ...

REVIEW: The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

Samantha Caine (Geena Davis) is school teacher suffering from retrograde amnesia. When she is involved in a car crash, she begins to experience flashbacks to an earlier, more violent life. Meanwhile Mitch Henessey (Samuel L. Jackson), a private detective hired to investigate Samantha's forgotten past, hits on a link to her past - and that ...

REVIEW: Raw (2016)

Justine (Garance Marillier) is a first-year veterinary student, joining the same prestige academy where her parents studied and where her older sister Alexia (Ella Rumpf) is a senior. During the academy's brutal and demeaning hazing rituals, Justine - a committed vegan - is soaked in blood and forced to eat a raw rabbit's kidney. She ...

REVIEW: Tin Men (1987)

Ernest Tilley (Danny DeVito) and Bill Babowsky (Richard Dreyfuss) are two aluminium siding salesmen working in 1963 Baltimore. After a collision damages both of their beloved Cadillacs, Tilley and Babowsky begin to engage in an escalating back-and-forth fight for revenge that appears to culminate in Babowsky cheating with Tilley's wife Nola (Barbara Hershey). Meanwhile a ...

REVIEW: The Post (2017)

A military analyst, disgusted by a government cover-up of the Vietnam War, deliberately leaks classified reports to the New York Times. Beaten to the story, Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) is forced to wait and watch - until an unexpected opportunity falls into his hands. Meanwhile his boss, company owner Katharine Graham (Meryl ...

REVIEW: The Girl on the Train (2016)

From a daily commuter train, alcoholic divorcee Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) obsessively watches the house of her ex-husband (Justin Theroux) and his new wife (Rebecca Ferguson) house. She also watches their neighbours, imagining an idyllic life between them. When one of those neighbours goes missing, Rachel is caught between helping investigate the disappearance and becoming ...

Browse Categories