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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★

    Funnier and sweeter than I'd remembered. The minutiae of the story remain intentionally just out of reach but I found the broad strokes of the mystery easier to grasp, which is all that is really needed to understand the paranoia fuelled conflicts of the time.

  • xXx: Return of Xander Cage

    xXx: Return of Xander Cage

    ★★★

    Far better than it had any right to be.

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  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    ★★★★

    A wonderful character drama with two remarkable central performances. Equally hilarious and touching, Lost In Translation is a study of two people who have lost their place in the world. Whilst staying in Tokyo, Bill Murray's washed up Hollywood star and Scarlett Johansson's married too young philosophy graduate bond as a result of their isolation and being out of place in a foreign city.

    The wandering early stages of the film and its leisured pace help to convey the loneliness…

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★★★½

    Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is an extraordinary film, both in its conception and its execution. In a world of ballooning budgets and opening weekend projections, a film like Boyhood shouldn’t exist, but thankfully it does and the end product is an endlessly fascinating and rewarding experience.

    Boyhood follows Mason Jr (Ellar Coltrane) as he grows up in Texas with his elder sister Samantha(Lorelai Linklater) and his separated parents (Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke) over 12 years, from early childhood to the…