‘Little Miss Sunshine’ at 15 – Review

‘Little Miss Sunshine’ at 15 – Review

15 years on from Michael Arndt and Valerie Faris evolving cinema with the warm disfunction of ‘Little Miss Sunshine’, their ensemble hit remains relatable and important. Sam Sewell-Peterson 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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‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ at 50 – Review

‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ at 50 – Review

50 years since Willy Wonka asked “if you want to view paradise” and still it resonates as a feat of “pure imagination”. Scott Z. Walkinshaw reviews.

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Crip Camp (2020) Review

Crip Camp (2020) Review

Nominated for Documentary Feature at the 2021 Oscars, “Crip Camp is an essential story of liberty and spirit against impossible odds”. James Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham direct, Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Collective (2019) Review

Collective (2019) Review

Romanian film ‘Collective’, a nominee in both the Documentary Feature and International Feature categories at the 2021 Oscars, is “one of the most important documentaries of all time”. Mark Carnochan reviews.

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The Father (2021) Review

The Father (2021) Review

‘The Father’, the feature directorial debut of Florian Zeller starring Anthony Hopkins in a career standout performance, “is a deeply unsettling depiction of how memory can betray a person”. Peter Charney reviews.

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If Anything Happens I Love You (2020) Short Film Review

If Anything Happens I Love You (2020) Short Film Review

‘If Anything Happens I Love You’ from Michael Govier and Will McCormack, distributed by Netflix, is the subject of a TikTok craze and “the very best of the best” of short film in 2021. Joseph Wade reviews.

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Promising Young Woman (2021) Review

Promising Young Woman (2021) Review

Emerald Fennell filters every bubble-gum pink detail through a boldly cinematic narrative, exposing the real-world judgemental attitudes surrounding rape in ‘Promising Young Woman’ (2021). Leoni Horton reviews.

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The Witch (2015) Review

The Witch (2015) Review

Boasting provoking visuals, a gifted ensemble and an established narrative, Robert Eggers folk horror ‘The Witch’, starring Golden Globes winner Anya Taylor-Joy, remains must-watch. Beth Sawdon 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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