Cannes: Lost River review

The problem with telling you want happens in Lost River is that no matter how plainly I describe it, this series of events will probably sound like a lot of fun and promise to make for rather interesting viewing. But this film, I’m afraid, delivers neither of those two things. Sure, it features Ben Mendelsohn … Read more

Starred Up review

Eric, played by Jack O’Connell, is a very troubled young man. Or as he puts it, he’s “starred up mate, and very fucking violent”. Eric has indeed been ‘starred up,’ which means he’s earned an early ‘promotion’ to a regular prison from Her Majesty’s Young Offenders Institution. Thanks to his violent nature, Eric is being transferred before … Read more