Spooks: The Greater Good (2015) Review

Spooks: The Greater Good (2015) Review

Swapping Black Crows for Black Ops, Kit Harrington finds he still knows nothing as he runs around London trying to unravel Harry Pearce’s latest Gordian knot of conspiracy and double crosses in this competent but unremarkable coda to the successful television series “Spooks”. When MI-5 lose Adem Qasim (Elyes Gabel), a high value CIA prisoner ..

The Comey Rule (2020) Review

The Comey Rule (2020) Review

The only thing that was necessary for the triumph of evil was for a good man to do the ‘right’ thing. “The Comey Rule”, based on the memoirs of the ex-head of the FBI, James Comey, splits very clearly into two eras: BE, Before the Election – and AE. Detailing the events and investigations which ..

Unable to achieve ascension, Saint Maud (2020) finds a home in cinematic purgatory.

Unable to achieve ascension, Saint Maud (2020) finds a home in cinematic purgatory.

Rose Glass’ feature debut is a strikingly stark psychological horror, powered by two mesmeric central performances and a stylishly bleak aesthetic. Claustrophobic and intimate to the point of intrusive, it’s very well crafted and occasionally shocking but ultimately it doesn’t bring anything new to the sanctified vs psychosis trope that dwells malevolently at the heart ..