Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Mank

Movie Review: Mank

David Fincher makes a grand return to movie making, long-awaited for those of us reeling from Mindhunter’s sudden demise. Had the six-year wait not been worth it, I imagine Fincher’s legions of fans would be up in arms and on the streets. It would be hard to blame them. Mank is a reminder that Fincher is still hard at work, and […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: The Laundromat

Review: The Laundromat

If anyone can squeeze some enthusiasm out of this bleak year for film, it has to be the pairing director Steven Soderbergh has brought us with his latest film, The Laundromat. A stacked cast including Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, Sharon Stone, Jeffrey Wright and David Schwimmer is bound to be at least an enjoyable […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Leon: The Professional 25th Anniversary

Review: Leon: The Professional 25th Anniversary

Writer and director Luc Besson has found a niche and worked within it comfortably for the better half of 25 years. He now creates completely forgettable action films that are full of high-octane thrills, but empty when it comes to character development and suitably interesting stories. That wasn’t always the case though, and his work in 1994’s Leon: The Professional, […]