Reviewing movies is all well and good but what happens when you come up against the weight of popular consensus? Do you compromise your own views or do you venture into the fray with an apparently contrary opinion? As a film reviewer myself, I contrast my views on John Cusack’s The Raven and Nicholas Winding Refn’s Drive
Simon Roger Key pops to Dartington’s Barn cinema for Carnage, and finds a witty Polanski film with a wonderful script and great performances
Paignton film critic Tom Leins goes face-to-face with four brutal new DVD releases: Drive, Rolling Thunder, Post-Mortem and The Burma Conspiracy.
There’s more than one way to review a film. As a film critic, I, Sean Wilson, have taken to phonecasting on www.ipadio.com, something which brings greater freedom to the whole process
Animal Kingdom’s relentlessly grim portrayal of a criminal family is a tough, merciless watch but utterly compelling for it