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  • Stoker

    Stoker

    ★★★★

    Courtesy of Empire’s five-star review, I was itching to see Stoker. While hype surrounding it centres on the fact that it is South Korean director Chan-wook’s first English language film, I was more interested by the trio of actors heading it up. So far in her (comparatively) short career I haven’t been disappointed by Wasikowska, and Kidman is another who rarely disappoints. Goode too has an impressive track record, with star turns in Watchmen, Match Point and A Single Man.…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★½

    Looking at his back catalogue, I’ve seen seven of Fincher’s 10 feature films, with just The Game, Zodiac and The Social Network left to watch. Of the ones I have seen – Alien 3, Se7en, Fight Club, Panic Room, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Gone Girl – I can firmly say that he excels in thrillers, with Benjamin Button being an odd choice.

    Gone Girl is much in the same vein as…