FILM REVIEWS

A biblical epic with a budget to match

A biblical epic with a budget to match

We always hear that people in their seventies want to ‘take it easy’, ‘downsize’ or simply retire, but Director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Thelma and Louise, Blade Runner) is not one of them.  Ridley Sc ...
Dumb and Dumbest?

Dumb and Dumbest?

As far as sequels go, Dumb and Dumber To is perhaps the least anticipated of them all.  For one thing, the original is twenty years old. For another, joint Directors and Co-Writers Bobby and Peter Far ...
Not quite the historical magic of its prequals

Not quite the historical magic of its prequals

Joyce Glasser reviews a Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb The third and final instalment of The Night at the Museum franchise, starring Ben Stiller, begins with a terrific flashback, a kind of I ...
Not quite electrifying

Not quite electrifying

Electricity is another grey, gritty, low-budget British film about a dysfunctional family from a Northern council estate (with a view of the sea).  It distinguishes itself by taking the family out of ...