“OKJA” Reviewed: Hit and miss vegan adventure

Bong Joon-ho / Ahn Seo-hyun , Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano / Adventure / 2017 / 15 / 120mins When Netflix came calling, cinematic heavyweight Bong Joon-ho envisioned a pro-vegetarian movie about a super-pig. If that’s not contemporary, I don’t know what is. With the global food crisis looming, a new species of (not bioengineered *honest*)…

THE SIEGE OF JADOTVILLE

Richie Smyth / Jamie Dornan, Mark Strong, Mikael Persbrandt / Action / 2016 / 15 / 108mins In a nutshell, The Siege of Jadotville is an Irish film about Irish soldiers in the first Irish conflict that was forgotten about by Irish people. Incredibly, the filmmakers still manage to feck it up. The real Siege…

THE LITTLE PRINCE

Mark Osbourne / Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Mackenzie Foy, Paul Rudd  / Dramedy / 2016 / U / 108mins The Little Prince is a remarkable feat of literature that is one of the biggest selling books of all time. Fame comes at a price, however, and with books it usually means poor movie adaptations. When…

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS

Ricky Gervais / Ricky Gervais, Eric Bana, Vera Farmiga, Kevin Pollak / Comedy / 2016 / 15 / 100mins Ricky Gervais’s Netflix exclusive is a comedy. At least, it tries to be… This film can’t decide whether it’s satirical or just the biggest pile of screenshit ever. Adapted from the French film of the same…