Posts by Paul Fairclough

How fandom took Star Trek beyond the final frontier

By Paul Fairclough

When Star Trek finally slipped from our screens in 2005, there were some among the 25 million Trekkers worldwide who refused to let the matter lie.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

By Paul Fairclough

This latest instalment in the Apes franchise, about the preservation of humanity, lacks any genuine human characters.

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Noah

By Paul Fairclough

Russell Crowe’s surly survivalist fails to keep this Biblical blockbuster from Darren Aronofsky afloat.

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Lone Survivor

By Paul Fairclough

There are nuggets of honesty amid the gung-ho jingoism in Peter Berg’s starry-eyed war story.

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The Great Beauty

By Paul Fairclough

Shades of Fellini elevate Paolo Sorrentino’s spirited, deeply affecting drama.

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By Paul Fairclough

Fernando Meirelles globetrotting ensemble drama is a contrived, bubble-wrapped portrait of the global village.

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