Tag Archives: Life

Life – New Release Review

Dane DeHaan excels in this admirable if occasionally languid James Dean biopic… The most interesting and commendable thing about Life is that it resists the temptation that almost every biopic falls for and doesn’t try to document a great swathe of Dean’s life. Focusing its attention on the future legend and the photographer Dennis Stock (Robert Pattinson) over the course […]

Sylvia – Review (Spoiler Free)

Gwyneth Paltrow and Daniel Craig shine in this dark, and oddly tame little film. Sylvia does a reasonable job of cutting through the cultural figure of Sylvia Plath and revealing something of the person underneath. It never really manages to create a fully fleshed out portrait of the poet though, despite Paltrow’s best efforts, because […]