When Love Transcends Time (Travel)

When Love Transcends Time (Travel)

“Time travel […] can miraculously give characters their happily ever after, snatch it cruelly away, or both.” Time travel and love in cinema – an essay by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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A Matter of Life and Death (1946) Review

A Matter of Life and Death (1946) Review

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1946 romantic drama, ‘A Matter of Life and Death’, “is a towering metaphysical masterpiece” of cinema. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Harry Palmer – The Thinking, Cooking Man’s James Bond

Harry Palmer – The Thinking, Cooking Man’s James Bond

How Michael Caine’s Harry Palmer, of ‘The Ipcress File’, is the thinking, cooking man’s James Bond, and how in the first film he rivals the iconic spy in terms of cool. Feature by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Come to Daddy (2019) Review

Come to Daddy (2019) Review

Elijah Wood stars in ‘Come To Daddy’, a gory favourite of the 2019 festival circuit now available on home video. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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The Vast of Night (2019) Review

The Vast of Night (2019) Review

‘The Vast of Night’, available exclusively on Amazon, is proof that “small-scale storytelling can sometimes be more captivating than the flashiest and most elaborate blockbusters”. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Top 10 Alfred Hitchcock Films

Top 10 Alfred Hitchcock Films

10 best Alfred Hitchcock movies, as chosen from the Master of Suspense’s 50-plus releases, by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Disney Renaissance Movies Ranked

Disney Renaissance Movies Ranked

All 10 movies of the Walt Disney Animation renaissance period, from ‘The Little Mermaid’ to ‘Tarzan’ via ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘The Lion King’ ranked from worst to best by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Uncorked (2020) Review

Uncorked (2020) Review

Netflix wine movie ‘Uncorked’, from director Prentice Penny and starring Mamoudou Athie, “gets so much right” and puts across the “almost magical power of food and drink”. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Calm with Horses (2019) Review

Calm with Horses (2019) Review

Irish gang drama ‘Calm with Horses’ (2019) is a stunning visual presentation with an atmospheric and moody score. Barry Keoghan and Cosmo Jarvis star. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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A Field in England (2013) Review

A Field in England (2013) Review

Ben Wheatley’s ‘A Field In England’ (2013) is a film “like nothing else” from “one of the most distinctive, original and prolific British filmmakers working today” according to Sam Sewell-Peterson in this review.

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