With the obvious exception of writer/director Adam McKay, I find it hard to believe that anybody believed a biopic about former US Vice-President Dick Cheney would prove particularly interesting, let alone funny. Then again McKay has a history of making the mundane amusing and, with Vice, he has delivered insight into a notoriously private individual, […]


As was the case with Luc Besson’s most recent release Lucy, a considerable suspension of disbelief is required to secure maximum enjoyment from Snowpiercer, the first English-language offering from Korean director Joon-ho Bong. The latest in a seemingly endless reserve of post-apocalyptic narratives, Snowpiercer is a rollicking good ride for most of its duration, even […]