‘Trainspotting’ at 25 – Review

‘Trainspotting’ at 25 – Review

‘Trainspotting’ (1996) at 25 – Mark Carnochan’s review of Danny Boyle’s “small film from the small country that became one of the most famous films of all time”, starring Ewan McGregor.

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Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) Review

Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) Review

Roald Dahl’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” is adapted via stop-motion animation for the screen by Wes Anderson, in this ensemble film led by George Clooney and Meryl Streep. Christopher Connor reviews.

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) Review

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) Review

While not as beloved as some of Wes Anderson’s biggest films, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is still a unique and enjoyable entry into the filmmaker’s catalogue. Christopher Connor reviews.

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Casablanca (1942) Review

Casablanca (1942) Review

Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, Golden Era Hollywood romance ‘Casablanca’ is one of the most recognisable films of all time. Joseph Wade offers his retrospective review.

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The Sky Is Still Falling: ‘Donnie Darko’ at 20 – Review

The Sky Is Still Falling: ‘Donnie Darko’ at 20 – Review

Richard Kelly’s debut feature ‘Donnie Darko’, starring Jake Gyllenhaal in a star-making turn, holds a lasting impact and relevance 20 years on from its release. Sophie Butcher reviews.

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Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’ – 100 Year Anniversary Review

Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’ – 100 Year Anniversary Review

Charlie Chaplin’s seminal feature ‘The Kid’ was released 100 years ago in 1921, and remains a “gently thought-stirring 53 minutes of cinema” according to Joseph Wade in this review.

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Across the Universe (2007) Review

Across the Universe (2007) Review

50 years since The Beatles released their last album and subsequently split up for good, “audacious” 2007 tribute musical ‘Across the Universe’ continues to be relevant. Angel Lloyd reviews.

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Mank (2020) Review

Mank (2020) Review

David Fincher adapts his father’s script for 2020 Netflix Original film ‘Mank’, about Herman J Mankiewicz, the screenwriter behind ‘Citizen Kane’, played here by Gary Oldman. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Shirley (2020) Review

Shirley (2020) Review

Shirley Jackson biopic ‘Shirley’ (2020) starring Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg is “a hypnotic albeit challenging tapestry of a character piece”. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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