Wings (1927) Review

Wings (1927) Review

‘Wings’ (1927) is, for better or for worse, the first ever winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture. Close to 100 years later, its issues and triumphs are more evident than ever. Review by Kieran Judge.

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‘Spy Kids’ at 20 – Review

‘Spy Kids’ at 20 – Review

A staple of millennial and Gen Z childhood culture, Robert Rodriguez’s family spy film ‘Spy Kids’ (2001) is 20 years old, and not quite the masterpiece we remember. Darcy Rae reviews.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Review

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Review

Is 2014’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Wes Anderson’s finest hour as an auteur? Ralph Fiennes and Tony Revolori star at the head of an ensemble cast. Reviewed by Christopher Connor.

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She’s the Man (2006) – 15th Anniversary Review

She’s the Man (2006) – 15th Anniversary Review

Perhaps we didn’t all grow up to be Shakespearean scholars, but ‘She’s the Man’ is still terrific gender-bending fun. Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum star in ‘She’s the Man’, now 15 years old. 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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‘Fargo’ at 25 – Review

‘Fargo’ at 25 – Review

25 years removed from the release of the Coen Brothers’ iconic black comedy crime film ‘Fargo’, starring Frances McDormand, the 1996 release remains razor-sharp. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Review

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Review

Wes Anderson is close to his best for his work on 2012 ensemble coming-of-age hit ‘Moonrise Kingdom’, starring Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Frances McDormand and more. Christopher Connor reviews.

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‘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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