Film & TV reviews

Blue Jasmine

Reviewed by Tara Kaye Judah

Woody Allen hits another home run with this funny, startling reimagining of Tennessee Williams’ seminal stage play A Streetcar Named Desire. Positing the titular Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) in the role …

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Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing

Reviewed by Bronte Coates

Shot over just twelve days at Joss Whedon’s own home, Shakespeare’s classic comedy of sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick (and sappy lovers Claudio and Hero) is given a modern twist in this film th…

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Banshee: Season 1

Reviewed by Ed Moreno

Banshee is pretty much the rollicking-est, sexiest ride you’re bound to take this year. It’s over-the-top and violent, but mostly it’s just wicked fun. So buckle in, hold on and take the ride. It’s s…

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Behind The Candelabra

Reviewed by Lou Fulco

This made-for-TV movie (which later received a cinematic release) recounts the stormy six-year relationship between flamboyant entertainer Liberace (Michael Douglas) and his younger lover Scott Thors…

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Mad Men: Season 6

Reviewed by Max Denton

In the penultimate season of Mad Men, it’s the late 60s and the times are changing. One of the most interesting aspects of Mad Men is how each season evolves to expose the era it is depicting. By Sea…

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The Hunt by Thomas Vinterberg

Reviewed by Bronte Coates

While I cry easily in films, I can attest to the fact that there are few which can somehow persuade me to curl up into the fetal position while in a cinema and let loose loud, wracking sobs that caus…

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Warm Bodies by Jonathan Levine

Reviewed by Bronte Coates

Unapologetically sincere with a slightly gooey centre, Warm Bodies is currently my pick for feel-good film of the year - charming with solid performances and just a whole heck of fun.

Billed as a zo…

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