Push

(Sight & Sound, BFI) Hong Kong, two days from now. For decades, governments round the world have imprisoned and experimented on people with paranormal powers. The sci-fi/chase thriller Push is intermittently interesting, largely unengaging, but better than its poor advance...

Retrospective: Time After Time

(SFX Magazine, Future Publishing) “You haven’t gone forward, Herbert, you’ve gone back… You, with your absurd notions of a perfect and harmonious society. It’s drivel. The world has caught up with me...

On Chesil Beach

(Sight & Sound, BFI) “Say something,” begs newlywed Florence (Saorise Ronan), her bright blue irises making her doll-like as she lies beneath her husband on their marriage bed. She’s asking for any kind of communication with this man – this...

Tomorrow, When the War Began

( Judge Dredd Megazine, Rebellion) Tomorrow, When the War Began is a “Young Adult” film which knows that the target audience is too young to remember the film that’s being recycled. That film is Red Dawn, the 1984 John Milius epic...

Frozen (horror film)

(Judge Dredd Megazine, Rebellion) Director Adam Green previously made the outrageous slasher film Hatchet, whose style is in stark contrast to his new film Frozen, although both rely on real effects rather than digital fakery. This is an early review...