‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at 75 – Review

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at 75 – Review

75 years after its release, Frank Capra’s Christmas fable ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ (1946) still connects with those who sacrifice so much of themselves to the greater good. Katie Doyle reviews.

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Where to Start with the Cinema of Peter Cushing

Where to Start with the Cinema of Peter Cushing

British screen acting icon Peter Cushing saved so many films from obscurity and shaped British horror in the 20th century. Here’s where to start with the cinema of Peter Cushing. Article by Katie Doyle.

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Starsky and Hutch (2004) Review

Starsky and Hutch (2004) Review

The ‘Starsky & Hutch’ movie reboot tried to offer nostalgia and fan service, as well as attract new fans, and with Todd Phillips at the wheel it made a fine effort. Katie Doyle reviews.

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‘Spirited Away’ at 20 – Review

‘Spirited Away’ at 20 – Review

20 years on from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli releasing ‘Spirited Away’, it remains an incomparable masterpiece of animation and world cinema. Katie Doyle reviews.

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My Octopus Teacher (2020) Review

My Octopus Teacher (2020) Review

‘My Octopus Teacher’, the wildlife documentary phenomenon that has earned a nomination at the 2021 Oscars, isn’t quite the runaway success of other documentaries in its genre. Katie Doyle reviews.

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Get Carter (1971) – 50th Anniversary Review

Get Carter (1971) – 50th Anniversary Review

Mike Hodges crime thriller ‘Get Carter’ at 50 – Michael Caine stars as the titular Carter in the gruesome and bloody ‘Get Carter’, set in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Katie Doyle reviews.

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Watch Midnight Cowboy

5 Reasons Why You Need to Watch Midnight Cowboy

John Schlesinger film ‘Midnight Cowboy’ (1969) starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight is a classic of cinema, and here are 5 reasons why you must watch it. Article by Katie Doyle.

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Muppet Treasure Island (1996) – 25th Anniversary Review

Muppet Treasure Island (1996) – 25th Anniversary Review

25 years on from its release, ‘Muppet Treasure Island’, starring Tim Curry, remains a high bar to which all subsequent Muppets movies have aimed to reach. Katie Doyle reviews.

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Gone with the Wind 80th Anniversary Review

Gone with the Wind 80th Anniversary Review

80 years on from receiving a wide theatrical release at accessible prices, Victor Fleming’s ‘Gone with the Wind’ is equally stunning and controversial. Katie Doyle reviews the film starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable.

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Die Hard vs Lethal Weapon: The Battle for Christmas

Die Hard vs Lethal Weapon: The Battle for Christmas

‘Die Hard’ and ‘Lethal Weapon’ are each action movies that have become Christmas staples to many, but which is the most Christmassy? Katie Doyle explores, judging each by clearly defined factors.

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