Archive - February 2016


Brooklyn review film poster

Director: John Crowley
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent, Julie Waters
Genre: Drama
language: English
Country of Origin: UK, Canada, Eire 2015 105 mins.
Released by Lionsgate


Spectre review film poster

Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Lea Seydoux, Monica Belluci, Christop Waltz
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK, USA 2015 150 mins.
Released by Sony Pictures Releasing

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as Spectre.

King Jack

King Jack review film poster

Director: Felix Thompson
Cast: Charlie Plummer, Cory Nichols, Christian Madsen
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2015 80 mins.
Audience Award Tribeca Film Festival
Released by Vertigio Releasing

The Propaganda Game

The Propaganda Game review film poster

Director: Alvaro Longoria
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Country of Origin: Spain 75 mins.
Released by Metrodome

The camera sweeps over Pyongyang, revealing the skyline of the North Korean capital, children play and adults smile – a scene shot deliberately by Spanish director Alvaro Longoria himself, in anticipation of the film’s focus, reflected in the aptly named title.

Secret in their Eyes

Secret in their Eyes review film poster

Director: Billy Ray
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris, Michael Kelly, Joe Cole, Alfred Molina
Genre: Suspense, drama, thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 111 mins.
Released by Universal Pictures

The Forest

The Forest review film poster

Director: Jason Zada
cast: Natalie Dormer, Eoin Macken, Stephanie Vogt
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 93 mins.
Released by Icon Film Distribution

Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, the legendary real-life Aokigahara Forest is the suspense-filled setting of the supernatural thriller The Forest.


Exposed review film poster

Director: Declan Dale
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Ana de Armas, Mira Sorvino, Christopher McDonald
Genre: Crime rama Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 98 mins.
Released by Signature Entertainment


Sicario review film poster

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Cast: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro
Genre Action, Crime, Drama
Language: English, Spanish with English subtitles
Country of Origin: USA 2015 121 mins.
Released by Lionsgate

Taxi Tehran

Taxi Tehran review film poster

Director: Jafar Panahi
Cast: Jafar Panahi
Genre: Drama
Language: Persiuan with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Iran 2015 82 mins.
Golden Bear & Fipresci Prize, Berlin Film Festival 2015
Released by New Wave Films

Irrational Man

Irrational Man review film poster

Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2015 95 mins.
Released by Warner Bros

Philosophy professor Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) is at rock bottom emotionally, unable to find any meaning or joy in life. Abe feels that everything he’s tried to do, from political activism to teaching, hasn’t made any difference.