Sound of Metal (2021) Review

Sound of Metal (2021) Review

‘Sound of Metal’, from screenwriter-director Darius Marder, is a triumph for Best Actor nominee Riz Ahmed who is utterly dazzling from the moment he arrives on screen. Leoni Horton reviews.

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The Present (2021) Short Film Review

The Present (2021) Short Film Review

Set at one of the West Bank’s many border crossings between Palestinian territory and Israel, ‘The Present’ is a thought-provoking film nominated for Live Action Short at the 2021 Oscars.

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Do Not Split (2021) Short Film Review

Do Not Split (2021) Short Film Review

‘Do Not Split’, the Oscar nominated Documentary Short Subject from the frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests against the CPC by Anders Hammer, reviewed by Joseph Wade.

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Colette (2020) Short Film Review

Colette (2020) Short Film Review

Colette Marin-Catherine, a survivor of the Nazi occupation of France and sibling to a young man killed in labour camps, is the subject of this Oscar nominated Documentary. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Hunger Ward (2021) Short Film Review

Hunger Ward (2021) Short Film Review

Hunger Ward – Oscar nominated for Documentary Short Subject, Skye Fitzgerald’s unflinching look at the Yemen food crisis caused by its conflict with Saudi Arabia is unmissable. Review by Joseph Wade.

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A Concerto Is a Conversation (2020) Short Film Review

A Concerto Is a Conversation (2020) Short Film Review

‘A Concerto Is a Conversation’, from Kris Bowers and Ben Proudfoot, is a 2021 Oscars Documentary Short Subject film nominee about race, legacy, heritage and music. Joseph Wade reviews.

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A Love Song for Latasha (2020) Short Film Review

A Love Song for Latasha (2020) Short Film Review

In 1991,15 year old Latasha Harlins was shot and killed in an LA convenience store. Oscar nominated documentary short subject ‘A Love Song for Latasha’ tells of her impactful life. Joseph Wade reviews.

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Godzilla vs Kong (2021) Review

Godzilla vs Kong (2021) Review

‘Godzilla vs Kong’, from Legendary’s Monsterverse and directed by Adam Wingard, “will leave any Kaiju fan in need of power tools to remove the smiles from their faces”. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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‘Spy Kids’ at 20 – Review

‘Spy Kids’ at 20 – Review

A staple of millennial and Gen Z childhood culture, Robert Rodriguez’s family spy film ‘Spy Kids’ (2001) is 20 years old, and not quite the masterpiece we remember. Darcy Rae reviews.

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