Downhill Reviews

June 10, 2014
A sweetly maudlin directorial debut from James Rouse, it features winning turns from Richard Lumsden (as team leader Gordon), Karl Theobald (as best buddy about to drop a bombshell Keith) and Ned Dennehy (as drunken spice Julian).
June 10, 2014
Downhill is a home-grown treat, and the perfect solution to anyone seeking an alternative to the preponderance of overblown blockbusters on screens big and small.
June 10, 2014
The transition from comedy to gently revelatory drama is nicely handled in James Rouse's engaging low-budget film.
June 10, 2014
It's extremely rare for a low-budget mock-documentary to come together as well as this scruffy little British comedy.
May 29, 2014
Torben Betts' screenplay for this engaging, quintessentially British road/rambling movie combines knockabout comedy with surprisingly bleak observations about the way the men's lives have all veered off course.
May 29, 2014
A grey, farty plod, with increasingly little to sustain it bar the scenery.
May 28, 2014
An accomplished piece of cinema.
May 26, 2014
Often witty and provocative, if occasionally a little heavy on its feet, this will have men of a certain age nodding sagely.
May 26, 2014
While nothing too surprising occurs, it's a promising blend of wisdom and playfulness from big-screen newcomers Torben Betts and James Rouse.