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Film review: Jason Bourne

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on Paul Greengrass' action thriller Jason Bourne, starring Matt Damon and Alicia Vikander

Film review: Jason Bourne

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on Paul Greengrass' action thriller Jason Bourne, starring Matt Damon and Alicia Vikander

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July 28, 2016

Film Review: Criminal

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on Criminal, a memory thriller starring Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman

Film Review: Criminal

Matthew Turner delivers his verdict on Criminal, a memory thriller starring Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman

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April 15, 2016

The Homesman – film review

A frontier woman’s work is never done in Tommy Lee Jones’ bleak and compelling feminist western. Not only does a mid-19th century miss have to cook and clean, she is also expected to pretty herself to attract a surly suitor to waltz her down the aisle in a society where men and pistols hold sway. …

Culture Film November 18, 2014

Cannes Film Festival review: The Homesman

If dystopian flick The Rover can be classed as a contemporary or neo western, then Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman hails very much from the traditional stable. When three women from Mary Bee’s (Hilary Swank) town fall sick with a very serious form of mental illness, the villagers put forward a plan to take them to Iowa from …

Culture Film May 20, 2014

The Family – film review

Damon Smith delivers his verdict on crime comedy The Family, starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer as a mafia mum and dad living under witness protection in France.  The family that slays together stays together – with a degree of reluctance – in Luc Besson’s twisted black comedy based on a book by Tonino Benacquista. Punctuated …

Culture Film November 22, 2013

Lincoln – review, reaction, ratings, trailer

Steven Spielberg’s biopic of the 16th US president focuses on his battle to abolish slavery, with Daniel Day-Lewis tipped for Oscar success in the lead role. The Irish actor won the Golden Globe in the best actor category and is in contention for the third best actor Oscar of his career. Storyline: In a nation divided …

Film January 21, 2013