Posts by Clarisse Loughrey

Eye in the Sky

By Clarisse Loughrey

Alan Rickman’s final screen outing is a textbook exercise in bringing modern warfare to the big screen.

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Spotlight video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Clarrise Loughrey investigates this year’s Best Picture winner to see if it lives up to the hype.

The Big Short video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch to see how Clarisse Loughrey scores Adam McKay’s zany financial crisis comedy-drama.

Goosebumps

By Clarisse Loughrey

Jack Black comes up trumps in this entertaining adaptation of RL Stine’s cherished children’s horror series.

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Ride Along 2

By Clarisse Loughrey

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube pick up where they left off in this bland buddy comedy sequel.

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The Hateful Eight video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Quentin Tarantino is back with his boldest, bloodiest film yet, but does it pass the TDMS! test? Watch to find out...

Top 10 films of 2015 video countdown

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch to discover Clarisse’s favourite theatrical releases from the year just gone.

Daddy’s Home

By Clarisse Loughrey

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are a match made in masculinity crisis heaven in this otherwise bland comedy.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Don’t miss our special spoiler-free video review of JJ Abrams’ spectacular trilogy opener.

By the Sea video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Is Angelina Jolie-Pitt’s third film as a director a tedious prestige pic or something more profound? Watch and find out...

Krampus video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Get your Christmas spirit on with the latest episode of our weekly movie review show.

Carol video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch Clarisse Loughrey heap praise on Todd Haynes’ romantic drama in an all-new That Darn Movie Show!

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Still debating whether to go and see Katniss Everdeen’s swansong? TDMS! is here to help you make up your mind.

Steve Jobs video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Our resident vlogger scans for something resembling a heart in this slick but soulless biopic.

Burnt video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Cliches and pork cutlets fly in this rancid portrait of a celebrity chef.

Queen of Earth video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Elisabeth Moss and Katherine Waterston star in Alex Ross Perry’s emotional suckerpunch of a movie.

Room video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

TDMS! hits the BFI London Film Festival and finds sweetness and horror in this Brie Larson-starring drama.

The Walk video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch the latest episode of TDMS! in which Clarisse Loughrey surveys Robert Zemeckis’ IMAX spectacular.

Pan

By Clarisse Loughrey

Cultural appropriation abound in Joe Wright’s iffy prequel to JM Barrie’s beloved children’s novel.

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Pan video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Hook is back in an all-new Neverland adventure that takes artistic licence to intolerable extremes.

The Intern video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

There’s plenty to admire in this cheesy odd couple comedy with Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro.

Legend video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch our video review of the Tom Hardy starring gangster flick that’s tearing it up in UK cinemas.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch our video review of the double Sundance winning high school drama.

Straight Outta Compton video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch F Gary Gray’s controversial hip-hop biopic get the TDMS! treatment.

Paper Towns video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Is there more to this Cara Delevingne-starring teen romance than meets the eye? TDMS! investigates...

Mistress America video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Greta Gerwig is up to her usual tricks as Clarisse discovers in the latest TMDS!

The Diary of a Teenage Girl video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch Clarisse’s take on Marianne Heller’s sensational tale of sexual liberation.

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Clarisse debriefs Tom Cruise’s latest stint as the all-action super spy.

Eden video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Our resident vlogger offers her thoughts on Mia Hansen-Løve’s fourth feature.

Ant-Man video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Marvel’s pint-sized hero meets his match in the form of our resident vlogger.

Dear White People video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Watch the latest episode of our weekly review show, featuring Justin Simien’s witty college comedy.

Slow West video review

By Clarisse Loughrey

Meet the host of That Darn Movie Show! and our resident movie vlogger, Clarisse Loughrey.

How The Hunger Games became a global symbol of resistance

By Clarisse Loughrey

With Katniss Everdeen’s salute being adopted by protestors, Clarisse Loughrey looks at what can happen when cinema inspires political action.

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