Ross Maclean

Ross Maclean


Freelance film critic and broadcaster.

Favorite films

  • Ghostbusters

Recent activity

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth


  • The Last Duel


  • Halloween Kills


  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close


    9/11 porn for the easily manipulated.

  • Apocalypto



    A truly remarkable work of action cinema from a director who really knows how mix together a thrilling cinematic cocktail (2 parts adrenalin to 1 part mysticism, with a turbo-charged shot of viscera for extra kick).

    It's essentially a chase movie and it's near-relentless. It looks great, with some rough-and-ready use of handheld and body-mounted cameras. It flows well, with economic character set-up before it all kicks off. It ratchets up the tension and offers some wonderful set piece action…