A Street Cat Named Bob - A cat's eye view of the recovering addict - 3 stars

Jasper Jones - Is this the Australian 'To Kill a Mockingbird?' 3.5 stars

Manchester by the Sea - A raw vision of grief in the hearts of men - 4 stars

Russelling Reviews Oscar predictions for 2017... The Oscar goes to...

Gold - What can this precious metal do to the human spirit? 2.25 stars

RR's Short Take - Collateral Beauty - Don't listen to the haters... Worth a look at love, time and death - 3 stars

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage - Tops the list (of the worst films) in 2017 (and it is only January) - 1 star