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Five films to catch at the London East Asia Film Festival

20 Oct 2016

A diverse programme of films will be shown at the first ever LEAFF

East Asian film encompasses a wide range of genres, cinematic traditions and regional characteristics that over time, have resulted in a global popularity for the art form as well as widespread critical acclaim. This October, East Asian film will be…

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

19 Oct 20163 stars

Tom Cruise is back as the eponymous righter of wrongs in Edward Zwick's muscular action sequel

Ex US military policeman turned knight errant and noble loner Jack Reacher is back (title notwithstanding), with Tom Cruise reprising the role he debuted in the 2012 film. Never Go Back is a slick suspenser adapted from the 18th Reacher novel by…

Keeping Up with the Joneses

19 Oct 20163 stars

Entertaining yet unimaginative comedy thriller starring Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm and Isla Fisher

The teaming of Zach Galifianakis and Jon Hamm pays surprising dividends in this entertaining if not particularly original comedy thriller from director Greg Mottola (Superbad, Adventureland). Riffing on other suspect-your-neighbours movies such as The…

Ouija: Origin of Evil

19 Oct 20164 stars

Superior, emotionally credible prequel to the 2014 horror, from Oculus director Mike Flanagan

The prospect of a follow-up to 2014's terrible Ouija was not something that soared the spirits, but thanks to Mike Flanagan and Jeff Howard (the team behind Oculus) this prequel is elevated to a higher place. Set in the LA of 1967, the attention to…

Lady Macbeth

17 Oct 20164 stars

LFF 2016: Florence Pugh impresses in William Oldroyd's arresting debut

Florence Pugh astonishes with an imposing performance as Katherine, a young bride shackled to a callous middle-aged man, that is by turns chilling and droll. Pugh (The Falling) shifts between wild-eyed wickedness and controlling command with a cool and…