‘Chinatown’ at 50 – Review

‘Chinatown’ at 50 – Review

Jack Nicholson owns every scene in ‘Chinatown’ (1974) which, at fifty years old, is timeless and a near-perfect example of the form. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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‘Tarzan’ at 25 – Review

‘Tarzan’ at 25 – Review

‘Tarzan’ (1999) arrived into cinemas at the peak of Disney Animation’s powers, and presented a nuanced and creative take powered by a reputable Phil Collins soundtrack. Review by Rehana Nurmahi.

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Looking for Eric (2009) Review

Looking for Eric (2009) Review

Social realist filmmaker Ken Loach turns to comedy for his 2009 football-adjacent film ‘Looking for Eric’, a memorable version of a recognisable story starring Eric Cantona. Review by Martha Lane.

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‘Speed’ at 30 – Review

‘Speed’ at 30 – Review

Jan de Bont’s iconic action movie ‘Speed’, starring Keanu Reeves in one of the roles that made him an action star, serves as a reminder of what makes a movie unforgettable. Review by Margaret Roarty.

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‘The Crow’ at 30 – Review

‘The Crow’ at 30 – Review

Alex Proyas film ‘The Crow’ is shaped by the death of lead actor Brandon Lee, but remains one of the most visually striking and deep comic book movies ever made. Review by Margaret Roarty.

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‘Dial M for Murder’ at 70 – Review

‘Dial M for Murder’ at 70 – Review

Now 70 years old, Alfred Hitchcock’s tense thriller ‘Dial M for Murder’ (1954), starring Grace Kelly, is a better picture than most other directors could dream of. Review by Kieran Judge.

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Run Lola Run (1998) Review

Run Lola Run (1998) Review

‘Run Lola Run’ is a film all about consequences. Tom Tykwer’s renowned German film (aka ‘Lola Rennt’), starring Franke Potente, is well shot, paced and scripted. Review by Martha Lane.

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‘Seven Samurai’ at 70 – Review

‘Seven Samurai’ at 70 – Review

Akira Kurosawa samurai film ‘Seven Samurai’ speaks of the reality of the human experience in masterful ways, making it an unmissable experience even 70 years on. Review by Bella Madge.

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‘Sherlock Jr.’ at 100 – Review

‘Sherlock Jr.’ at 100 – Review

Buster Keaton action-comedy ‘Sherlock Jr.’ (1924) features some of the best action moments in cinema, and is surprisingly sophisticated; an incredible film. Review by Kieran Judge.

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Charade (1963) Review

Charade (1963) Review

‘Charade’ (1963), Stanley Donen’s thriller starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant, has it all: laughter, suspense and a killer romantic pairing. Review by Margaret Roarty.

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