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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Get Out (2017) Review

Get Out (2017) Review

2017 horror mega-hit ‘Get Out’, from screenwriter-director Jordan Peele and starring Daniel Kaluuya, “is an exceptional display of exemplary directing, scoring and writing”. Darcy Rae reviews.

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The Exorcist (1973) Retrospective Review

The Exorcist (1973) Retrospective Review

Arguably the most famous and influential horror of all time, William Friedkin’s ‘The Exorcist’ (1973) starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair and Jason Miller, reviewed by Katie Doyle.

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Nomadland (2020) BFI LFF Review

Nomadland (2020) BFI LFF Review

“The Journey is one hell of a trip” in Chloé Zhao’s immersive road movie ‘Nomadland’ (2020), featuring arguably the most complex and versatile performance of Frances McDormand’s career. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Limbo (2020) BFI LFF Review

Limbo (2020) BFI LFF Review

Ben Sharrock creates a bittersweet tale of those in need of a place to call home in 2020 refugee drama ‘Limbo’. Leoni Horton reviews this lovingly photographed fish-out-of-water film.

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David Byrne’s American Utopia (2020) BFI LFF Review

David Byrne’s American Utopia (2020) BFI LFF Review

David Byrne and Spike Lee burn down the house with this expertly crafted, toes out extravaganza. Shove over “Hamilton”, David Byrne is here. Leoni Horton reviews ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ (2020).

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One Night in Miami (2020) BFI LFF Review

One Night in Miami (2020) BFI LFF Review

Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown and Cassius Clay converse on matters of race and religion in Regina King’s tenderly crafted feature directorial debut, ‘One Night In Miami’ (2020), reviewed by Leoni Horton.

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Wolfwalkers (2020) BFI LFF Review

Wolfwalkers (2020) BFI LFF Review

Cartoon Saloon animated feature ‘Wolfwalkers’ (2020), directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, and starring Sean Bean, is a must-watch; both timely and timeless. Charlie Gardiner reviews.

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Supernova (2020) BFI LFF Review

Supernova (2020) BFI LFF Review

A breathtakingly beautiful look at the effect dementia can have on a couple trying to relive their fondest memories, ‘Supernova’ (2020) starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci reviewed by Charlie Gardiner.

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Kajillionaire (2020) BFI LFF Review

Kajillionaire (2020) BFI LFF Review

‘Kajillionaire’, from screenwriter-director Miranda July, starring Evan Rachel Wood, Richard Jenkins, Debra Winger and Gina Rodriguez is “entangled in July’s bohemian-style flair”. Leoni Horton reviews.

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