The Last Duel (2021) Review

The Last Duel (2021) Review

Ridley Scott directs ‘The Last Duel’, the first Matt Damon and Ben Affleck script since ‘Good Will Hunting’, a period drama that continues Scott’s good run of form. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Evil Dead Movies Ranked

Evil Dead Movies Ranked

The movies of the Evil Dead universe, from ‘The Evil Dead’ (1981) to ‘Evil Dead’ (2013) via ‘The Evil Dead II’ and ‘Army of Darkness’, ranked from worst to best. List by Mark Carnochan.

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Escape the Undertaker (2021) Review

Escape the Undertaker (2021) Review

WWE and Netflix interactive film ‘Escape the Undertaker’ makes a mockery of WWE Studios releases, offering something actually joyful and well made. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (2021) Review

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (2021) Review

The creative minds behind the “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” stage musical have adapted the story for the big screen in what may be 2021’s best movie musical. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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The Road Dance (2021) EIFF Review

The Road Dance (2021) EIFF Review

‘The Road Dance’, from filmmaker Richie Adams and adapted from the book by John MacKay, returns Scottish cinema to its roots, though makes for a frustrating experience. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Mad God (2021) EIFF Review

Mad God (2021) EIFF Review

Phil Tippett, the man behind visual effects on the likes of ‘Jurassic Park’, directs stop motion animation ‘Mad God’, nightmare fuel 30 years in the making. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Annette (2021) EIFF Review

Annette (2021) EIFF Review

Sparks and Leos Carax combine for the unique and interesting movie musical ‘Annette’, starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Mandibles (2021) EIFF Review

Mandibles (2021) EIFF Review

‘Mandibles’ (2020/21), the latest film from French director Quentin Dupieux and starring Adèle Exarchopoulos, is a significant drop in quality from ‘Deerskin’. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Here Today (2021) EIFF Review

Here Today (2021) EIFF Review

Bolly Crystal writes, directs and co-stars with Tiffany Haddish in ‘Here Today’ (2021), a film that survives on the charisma and chemistry of its leading duo. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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Censor (2021) Review

Censor (2021) Review

‘Censor’, the debut movie of Welsh filmmaker Prano Bailey-Bond, is a horror film set within the era of so-called “video nasties”, a “captivating and original story”. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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