Movie Reviews tagged Crime, Drama and Mystery

  • Murder on the Orient Express Review

    It’s a shame to see such a wonderful story and cast not done justice too, as a film just lacking in that playful edge, too pedestrian in its execution

    It’s a shame to see such a wonderful story and cast not done justice too, as a film just lacking in that playful edge, too pedestrian in its execution
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  • Suburbicon Review (Toronto International Film Festival)

    Seeing the names Joel and Ethan Coen attached to a film is an instant cause for excitement — place George Clooney in the director’s chair and you’d be lying to yourself if Suburbicon weren’t high on your list this festival season. Clooney…

    Seeing the names Joel and Ethan Coen attached to a film is an instant cause for excitement — place George Clooney in the director’s chair and you’d be lying to yourself if Suburbicon weren’t high on your list this festival season. Clooney behind the camera is comfortable and clean cut, perhaps too subdued for a script that unfolds in an explosive, messy display of tonal confusion and narrative scarcity.

    Indeed it is a few misfires away from being a disaster. There’s a constant…
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  • A Bigger Splash - Review

    A Bigger Splash has a certain Hitchcockian way about it: wickedly sensual and enrapturing, while devilishly dark and suspenseful in parts…

    A Bigger Splash has a certain Hitchcockian way about it: wickedly sensual and enrapturing, while devilishly dark and suspenseful in parts…
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  • Mr. Holmes - Review

    “for the first time Sherlock is no longer somebody we’re merely in awe of, but somebody we can relate to.”

    “for the first time Sherlock is no longer somebody we’re merely in awe of, but somebody we can relate to.”
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