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  • The Keeper of Lost Causes

    The Keeper of Lost Causes

    ★★★★

    Most of you by now will have been introduced to some form of Scandinavian thriller, whether it be TV or Movie, there is now a global recognition that if it's bleak, disturbing and atmospheric thrillers that you are after, they can deliver.

    "The Keeper of Lost Causes", based on the book by Jussi Adler-Olsen (Department Q), focuses in on a mismatched duo forced to work in said department trying to sift through old cases. Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Karl) and Fares…

  • My Week with Marilyn

    My Week with Marilyn

    ★★½

    My Week With Marilyn revolves around a man called Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), as a humble but keen film lover, who wants to worm his way onto the Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) film being shot in London. Low and behold, Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) is the star of the show, and while everyone else gushes and loses their minds around her, Redmayne becomes infatuated with the person behind the stardom.

    I must confess that I haven’t even seen a single…

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  • The Wave

    The Wave

    ★★★½

    Norway’s answer to The Impossible is a paint-by-numbers disaster film that offers no surprises, but is a hell of a lot of fun. Unlike The Impossible, The Wave is a fictional event but rooted within reality as a serious catastrophe that has happened in the past, as a small town sits aside a giant fjord which if disturbed in the most extreme manner causes a huge wave to smash everything to pieces.

    You will be reminded of pretty much any…

  • Mojave

    Mojave

    ★★½

    I'd question any movie that brags about a 5 star review from the Sunday Sport, a newspaper that leads with such headlines as "Why did this man push 114 Wotsits up his bottom?" and "Missing Plane Found On The Moon", and yet here I am about to type that this thriller is actually good. Not 5 star good, but it's good.

    Gerrard Hedlund stars as a sort of depressed artist/film-maker (Thomas), who decides to up and leave for the day…