‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ at 10 – Review

‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ at 10 – Review

10 years on from its 2011 release, Tomas Alfredson’s film adaptation of John le Carré’s “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” feels more relevant and connective today than ever. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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‘Hell or High Water’ at 5 – Review

‘Hell or High Water’ at 5 – Review

‘Hell or High Water’, from screenwriter Taylor Sheridan and director David Mackenzie, starring Chris Pratt and Ben Foster, remains gripping and character-rich 5 years on from its release. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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The Sparks Brothers (2021) Review

The Sparks Brothers (2021) Review

Self-confessed music fanboy Edgar Wright makes for the perfect director of Sparks music documentary ‘The Sparks Brothers’ (2021), about Ron and Russell Mael aka The Sparks Brothers. Review by Mark Carnochan.

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‘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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