Posts by David Ehrlich

The Danish Girl

By David Ehrlich

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander prove a perfect match in this tender transgender drama.

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Bridge of Spies

By David Ehrlich

A Cold War spy thriller from Steven Spielberg that’s as sleek, robust and alluring as a vintage Rolls Royce.

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Our Little Sister – first look review

By David Ehrlich

The latest from Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda is sweet and saccharine to a fault.

Irrational Man

By David Ehrlich

Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone go back to school in this charmingly off-kilter comedy-thriller from Woody Allen.

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Anomalisa – first look review

By David Ehrlich

The master of misanthropy returns with a superb, quasi-animated feature on the nature of empathy.

Trainwreck

By David Ehrlich

Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow fail to marry their unique comic stylings in this disappointingly conventional rom-com.

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E

By David Ehrlich

Guy Ritchie’s frisky take on this ’60s spy serial is all mood and no meat. Great music selections though…

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The Cobbler

By David Ehrlich

The Cobbler is the worst Adam Sandler movie there is or – quite possibly – will ever be.

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Why Mission: Impossible III is the pinnacle of the Tom Cruise spy franchise

By David Ehrlich

It’s all down to an incredible antagonist as played by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Jurassic World

By David Ehrlich

Silly self-reflexivity dominates in Colin Trevorrow’s noble attempt to sell CG dinos to a jaded modern audience.

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Timbuktu

By David Ehrlich

Do not miss this scintillating and poetic study of political extremism from director Abderrahmane Sissako.

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Brad Bird: ‘The greatest special effect is caring about a character’

By David Ehrlich

The director on Tomorrowland, his favourite filmmakers and the current state of hand-drawn animation.

Not Another Teen Movie is a f**king masterpiece

By David Ehrlich

Would Chris Evans have been cast as Captain America had he not starred in this maligned teen classic?

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

By David Ehrlich

Sweden’s Roy Andersson offers a singular take on the human condition in this triumphant trilogy-closer.

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Mommy

By David Ehrlich

Xavier Dolan comes of age with this ecstatic, aspect ratio-bothering melodrama concerning a strained mother-son relationship.

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Appropriate Behaviour

By David Ehrlich

Desiree Akhavan’s feature debut as a writer/director/star is an original and charismatically honest New York comedy.

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Chappie

By David Ehrlich

Neill Blomkamp dazzles and exasperates in equal measure with this cheerily derivative sci-fi extravaganza.

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Paul Thomas Anderson: Still Smokin’

By David Ehrlich

The prodigiously talented Inherent Vice director reveals what makes him tick.

Unbroken

By David Ehrlich

Angelina Jolie takes to the director’s chair and is overwhelmed by her deity-like subject in this glossy, unexceptional awards-baiter.

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Interstellar

By David Ehrlich

Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic is his most ambitious film yet, if not necessarily his best.

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Horns

By David Ehrlich

Daniel Radcliffe summons his dark side in this darkly comic fantasy horror.

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Magic in the Moonlight

By David Ehrlich

Woody Allen effortlessly does Woody Allen in a lightweight, none-too-hilarious period comedy.

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Lucy

By David Ehrlich

Who remembers the last good Luc Besson movie? Time to reset that particular clock, as he’s returned with a stormer.

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The Purge: Anarchy

By David Ehrlich

This rush-job sequel does a stirling job of consistently bungling its intriguing premise.

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Transformers: Age of Extinction

By David Ehrlich

Michael Bay co-opts China as his new play pen in this horrifically garish but undeniably fascinating third sequel.

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