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  • Sicario

    Sicario

    ★★★½

    I really wanted to like this as I'd heard so many good things from other reviews... and to be honest I ended up feeling a little disappointed when it finished. Whether the alcohol being consumed had anything to do with that, I can't say - but for me the film peaked quite early with the first foray to Mexico. At this point, there was a real feel of tension, fear, and paranoia, and I was looking forward to seeing how…

  • Solace

    Solace

    ★★½

    Watchable, but very run of the mill thriller with Anthony Hopkins and Colin Farrell. All the threads of the mystery get tied up a little too easily, and lacks any kind of real tension. Has the feel of a TV episode rather than a movie.

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  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★

    Looks like I've had a bit of a lull in my reviewing! Time to get back to business. Last nights film was Zodiac, directed by the highly rated David Fincher. Well highly rated by some anyway, I'm not sure I'd put any of his films into my all time favourites list, and found one of his most highly rated films 'Fight Club' decent but overhyped. Anyway, I'm waffling - here's the basic plot.

    Zodiac tells the true story behind the…

  • The ABCs of Death

    The ABCs of Death

    ★★

    26 Directors are given a letter each - and have to make a short film about death involving a word that begins with the letter they're given. This is the result.

    A for Apocalypse: Directed by Nacho Vigalondo. Wife tries to kill indestructible husband and fails. He doesn't seem bothered though. Twist at the end. Not too bad.

    B is for Bigfoot: Directed by Adrian Garcia Bogliano. Man and woman want to make out but can't because kid won't go…