You Were Never Really Here (2018) Review

You Were Never Really Here (2018) Review

You Were Never Really Here offers a powerful and violent meditation on PTSD. Provocative, dark, disturbing and brutally violent, “You Were Never Really Here” envelops you in the dissociated world of Joe, a traumatized veteran who tracks down missing children for a living. When a routine job spirals out of control, Joe finds himself caught ..

Joker (2019) Review

Joker (2019) Review

Joker is a tale told by a clown shoe Scorsese, full of ‘A Society’ sanctimony and furiously cynical viral marketing, signifying nothing. We’ve had the Joker as a cackling crook, cooking up deliciously devious heists. We’ve had the Joker as a gangland mob boss trying to take over Gotham City. We’ve had the Joker as ..

Inherent Vice (2015) Review

Inherent Vice (2015) Review

I was going to write a detailed and logical Inherent Vice but then I got high. It’s little wonder the most common witticism being thrown around in respect of Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest is ‘Incoherent Vice’. It’s almost irresistible – and already has a dedicated Twitter feed to curate its usage. Despite its instant cliché ..

Her (2013) Review

Her (2013) Review

I find it impossible not to fall completely in love with Her Set in the near-future, from the first moments of “Her” it’s clear that two significant changes have occurred in society. The first is that the much anticipated Singularity has occurred and the second is that Simon Cowell has won the argument over the ..