Month: April 2015

Michael Keaton in the air in Birdman

27 April 2015-04-27

  Out in the UK This Week   Birdman (Fox, cert 15) And coming right out of the sun to bag this year’s Best Picture Oscar, a director whose films had become increasingly up themselves, and a star whose career looked increasingly over, in one of the most purely enjoyable

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Amy Adams as the Big Eyes artist Margaret Keane

20 April 2015-04-20

  Out in the UK This Week     Annie (Sony, cert PG) The “Black Annie” this has been called. With the button-cute Beast of the Southern Wild’s Quvenzhané Wallis in the lead as Annie and Jamie Foxx in the Daddy Warbucks role and with Jada Pinkett and Will Smith

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Laurence Fishburne and Lin Shaye meet

13 April 2015-04-13

  Out in the UK This Week     The Signal (E One, cert 15) An underrated sci-fi adventure about three young hacktivists who are abducted by aliens and then wake up in a clinical facility where Laurence Fishburne and co – all in hazmat suits – are looking after them.

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