A disjointed patchwork of homages, nods and rip offs from dozens of other movies, with little to offer of its own.
11th Mar 2019Read more 2 star reviews
Disappointingly unoriginal superhero movie, complete with dull CGI action.
27th Oct 2018Read more 2 star reviews
Like a long episode of Girls that’s all about one of the more boring characters.
16th Sep 2018Read more 2 star reviews
Great concept, but shoddily directed and utterly devoid of jeopardy.
17th Jul 2018Read more 2 star reviews
Sub Roland Emmerich swill, with Gerard Butler saving the world from crazy weather.
13th Jul 2018Read more 2 star reviews
Brutally sincere, painfully thin yakuza flick. Jared Leto goes full Gaijin.
6th Jul 2018Read more 2 star reviews
The Last Jedi
Every moment is undermined by a gag and the few serious scenes are sloppily handled.
13th Apr 2018Read more 2 star reviews
Blockbuster-by-numbers as Universal clumsily attempt to build a franchise.
24th Feb 2018Read more 2 star reviews
Some good ideas, buried by shambolic direction and storytelling.
20th Feb 2018Read more 2 star reviews
Clunky Brit thriller that telegraphs every one of its sub-Hitchcockian twists, despite the decent premise.
3rd Jan 2018Read more 2 star reviews
The Last Jedi
Shambolic sequel that squanders the promising set up from JJ, plus 40 years of anticipation.
21st Dec 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Lifeless sci-fi horror. Gravity meets Piranha.
12th Dec 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Stylish, but utterly nonsensical drivel. Knowing anything about the game might vaguely help.
24th Nov 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Bland, predictable potboiler that could have been written, directed and acted by a computer.
18th Nov 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Convoluted, charmless sequel. A rare misfire from Pixar.
17th Sep 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Billie Joe Armstrong plays a former star dealing with 40. Good concept, rendered as flat as possible.
16th Sep 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Catastrophically miscast black comedy that fails at every turn. Big let down from star and director.
11th Jun 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Lazy, half-baked remake/reboot, totally lacking in charm.
17th May 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Wafer thin parenting parable, barely coasting along on the charm of Ferrell and Wahlberg.
16th May 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Glacially paced, pretentious arthouse fluff, that fritters away a potentially interesting set up.
21st Jan 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Tarantino zeros in on the most-tedious-film-ever award. Someone get the guy a new editor.
7th Jan 2017Read more 2 star reviews
Beard-heavy special ops bloodbath, with more than a passing nod to the equally impartial Black Hawk Down.
26th Oct 2016Read more 2 star reviews
Half baked British thriller. Some decent ideas, but it's all a bit studenty.
28th Aug 2016Read more 2 star reviews
Another disastrous Peter Pan reboot. Nonsensical gibberish, trying to capture some Baz Luhrmann weirdness.
18th Aug 2016Read more 2 star reviews
Tension free wander up and down the mountain. Everybody plays it worthy, only Gyllenhaal vaguely impresses.
23rd Jul 2016Read more 2 star reviews
Tom Hardy gives two 1-note performances in this dull, derivative Goodfellas wannabe.
9th Jun 2016Read more 2 star reviews
Cookie cutter boxing pic that can't decide if it's ripping off Rockie, Raging Bull or Million Dollar Baby.
8th May 2016Read more 2 star reviews
Could have been the BTTF2 of the series. Good concept, poor script, bad casting and appalling CGI.
5th Mar 2016Read more 2 star reviews
Superhero clusterfuck. Cinematic, but overstuffed and riddled with dumb, cartoony CGI fluff.
31st Dec 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Road-movie-concept music doc. Good on paper, but contrived, self-important and superficial.
2nd Dec 2015Read more 2 star reviews
MTV presents a Primer clone for the teenage generation. A found footage angle dilutes things further.
16th Oct 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Self-important, tedious cookie cutter bio. Unfortunately, even Roger Deakins’ cinematography is forgettable.
14th Oct 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Tension free Le Carre adaptation, with a star studded US cast pretending to be Euro.
1st Oct 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Underdeveloped thriller from a promising director. More Twilight than Terminator.
1st Oct 2015Read more 2 star reviews
The most disappointing sequel of all time has only got worse with age. Only Darth Maul redeems.
15th Aug 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Sub-Gilliam Kafka-esque twoddle. It's all intentional, but just ends up looking like an 80s student film.
24th Jul 2015Read more 2 star reviews
2 hours of utterly unmotivated nonsense, interspersed with OTT wacky races. But I was never a fan.
21st Jul 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Indecipherable monologues from Hollywood's A list, shot by a director with a dismal success ratio.
13th Jun 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Emma Stone playing a half-Chinese/Hawaiian local is the least of this confusing Cameron Crowe washout's problems.
3rd Jun 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Portentous wrestling pic. Nicely shot, with a raft of solid performances, but it's boring as hell.
5th May 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Out of touch, contrived, misguided, miscast, dull disaster from Michael Mann. Reasonably well shot.
19th Apr 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Convoluted found footageish thriller. Channeling Rear Window, but too smartass, shapeless and pointless.
7th Feb 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Decidedly lacklustre effort from the doldrums of the 1970s Disney studio. With mis-guided Honky Tonk.
Halliwell says: Alarmingly poor cartoon feature with all the characters 'played' by animals; songs especially dim and treatment quite lifeless.
1st Jan 2015Read more 2 star reviews
Witless comedy with none of the observation of Knocked Up, or the outrageousness of Team America.
28th Dec 2014Read more 2 star reviews
Predictable indie drama. Following in the footsteps of 'Starlet', but with less style and originality.
23rd Dec 2014Read more 2 star reviews
Laborious time loop thriller with many similarities to the far superior Timecrimes.
18th Dec 2014Read more 2 star reviews
Clunky time-travel-paradox yarn that telegraphs its beats well ahead of time.
5th Dec 2014Read more 2 star reviews
Diminishing returns for those damn dirty apes, with none of the humanity of ROTPOTA.
13th Nov 2014Read more 2 star reviews