Review // Wonder Wheel

Woody Allen’s latest offering, Wonder Wheel, is a frustrating watch. Allen revisits the Coney Island theme park in which Annie Hall’s Alvy Singer grew up and introduces us to Ginny Rannell (Kate Winslet), her husband Humpty (Jim Belushi) and Ginny’s son, Richie (Jack Gore). Ginny and Humpty are unhappily married, struggling to hide their contempt…

Review // You Were Never Really Here

One of the most consistently undervalued British screen talents and a figure whose career has been sadly hampered by the constraints of the Hollywood machine (her original attachment to the film of Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones fell apart and her insane-sounding Moby Dick-in space remains in development hell), Scottish director Lynne Ramsay returns with…

Review // The Post

The eponymous Post of Steven Spielberg's latest feature is The Washington Post newspaper which in 1971 transformed itself from a local publication to a national paper when, under the leadership of publisher Katherine “Kay” Graham (Meryl Streep) and editor-in-chief Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks), defied an injunction by the Richard Nixon administration to publish the remainder of the…