Flicks Writers

Frances Morton

  • Review: Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago

    No doubt walking the Camino is a wonderful, life-changing experience. Since medieval times people have trekked more than 700 km across…

  • Review: Marshland

    This certainly isn’t the first review to liken Marshland to True Detective but the comparison between this Spanish thriller and IMHO the…

  • Review: Still Life

    If you’re feeling short on time, see this film. It laboriously draws 90 minutes out into something that seems twice that long. That’s…

  • Review: Paddington

    It’s over 50 years since author Michael Bond introduced Paddington Bear on a London train station wearing the heartstring-tugging tag around…

  • Review: Advanced Style

    The biggest reveal in this documentary is how a stranger can eye up an unsuspecting woman on the streets of New York without appearing…

  • Review: Love, Rosie

    A rom-com about boy-girl best friends is hardly going to floor you with surprises. And neither do you want it to. Rosie (Lily Collins) and…

  • Review: The Past

    Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) heads to France for this tightly-wound drama about a broken love triangle and its ripple…

  • Review: The Railway Man

    For a film based on an extraordinarily touching true story, The Railway Man is distractingly stagey. It starts off with a middle-aged…

  • Review: Night Train to Lisbon

    Thank heavens for Jeremy Irons. There are few other actors who could glue together this plodding literary adaptation with the naturally…

  • Review: Kill Your Darlings

    Is there anything more dull than watching a writer tapping furiously on a typewriter, even if he’s on amazing drugs? Okay, with the notable…

  • Review: Filth

    No-one is safe from the vileness of James McAvoy’s loathsome cop Bruce Robertson in this dark tale of ambition, not even Robertson himself,…


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