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The Equalizer

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 25th September 2014

Little more than a paint-by-numbers action thriller, it's anyone's guess why the filmmakers have bothered to make a connection with the 1980s TV series of the same name. Because this film bears almost no resemblance...

Tags: Denzel Washington - Marton Csokas - Chloe Moretz - David Harbour - Melissa Leo - Bill Pullman

Sex Tape

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 4th September 2014

Although it presents itself as a rude sex comedy, this movie is actually a prudish exercise in simplistic moralising. A glut of sweary dialog and leery innuendo is certainly no replacement for properly adult-oriented humour....

Tags: Cameron Diaz - Jason Segel - Rob Corddry - Rob Lowe - Ellie Kemper - Kumail Nanjiani

Hope Springs

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 5th October 2012

The trailers for this film are misleading, promising raucous comedy from the director of The Devil Wears Prada. But this is actually a resonant emotional drama seasoned with earthy humour. Yes, there are funny moments,...

Tags: Meryl Streep - Tommy Lee Jones - Steve Carell - Jean Smart - Elisabeth Shue - Mimi Rogers

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