Review: Spenser Confidential (2020) – Morals Absent Intelligence.

Winston Duke, Alan Arkin and Mark Wahlberg in Spenser Confidential Marking the fifth collaboration between director Peter Berg and Wahlberg, Spenser Confidential steps away from the real world stories of Lone Survivor, Patriot's Day and Deepwater Horizon, instead adapting one of Robert B. Parker's revered Spenser novels, a series about a hardened Boston private eye …

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Review: The Vast Of Night (2020) – Something On The Air

Sierra McCormick in The Vast of Night The influences behind first time director Andrew Patterson's The Vast of Night are too various to name, from an opening that makes out that this sci-fi horror mesh is an episode of the original Twilight Zone to a series of monologues reminiscent of old 1950s radio plays, Patterson …

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Review: 7500 (2020) – Down In The Air

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 7500 Tobias (Joseph Gordon Levitt) has been flying commercial flights for over 10 years. However a business as usual flight from Berlin to Paris goes drastically wrong when armed passengers take control of the rear of the plane and demand access to the cockpit. Director Patrick Vollrath, in his feature debut focuses …

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Review: Dating Amber (2020) – Home Is Where The Harm Is

Lola Petticrew and Fionn O'Shea in Dating Amber There is something utterly liberating about an Irish comedy, from the audacious, offensive nature of films such as The Guard to the liberating openness of films such as Sing Street and Once ( or any John Carney musical film actually). Dating Amber for all its ideas about …

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Review: The Willoughbys (2020) – Neglect, The Movie

The Willoughbys Eldest Willoughby child Tim (Will Forte) wants to bring honour and prestige back to the Willoughby name after his disappointing and neglectful parents, Walter (Martin Short) and Helga (Jane Krakowski) sullied it with their...bad parenting? Younger sister Jane (Alessia Cara) just wants a family that cares about her dreams and twins Barnaby & …

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Review: Athlete A (2020) – Failure Behind The Success

Athlete A Even for audiences in England, the story of Larry Nassar and his many horrendous crimes is a well known one to anyone watching the news around the time of the Indystar article that brought his actions to light. The deeper story however, the one of Athlete A and the morally bankrupt inner workings …

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