‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ at 15 – Review

‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ at 15 – Review

Fifteen years on from Tim Burton’s film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’, the tale still makes for a powerful film. Review by Emily Nighman.

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‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ at 85 – Review

‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ at 85 – Review

At 85-years-old, how do the outdated views of Walt Disney Animation’s debut feature film ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ hold up? Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ at 30 – Review

‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ at 30 – Review

Even under the thumb of Disney rule and the passing of its creator, The Muppets produced a Christmas classic in ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ (1992). Review by Katie Doyle.

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‘Juno’ at 15 – Review

‘Juno’ at 15 – Review

‘Juno’ (2007), from writer Diablo Cody and starring Elliot Page, remains funny 15 years on, the hamburger phone and more just as iconic. Review by Martha Lane.

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‘Aladdin’ at 30 – Review

‘Aladdin’ at 30 – Review

Walt Disney Animation classic ‘Aladdin’ (1992) is thirty, and despite problematic representation remains a much-enjoyed Renaissance offering. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Beetlejuice (1988) Review

Beetlejuice (1988) Review

Michael Keaton gives an iconic performance at the head of a brilliant ensemble cast in Tim Burton’s macabre Halloween movie ‘Beetlejuice’ (1988). Review by Elisabetta Pulcini.

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Ringu (1998) Review

Ringu (1998) Review

Hideo Nakata’s iconic J-Horror ‘Ringu’ (1998) is the rare type of horror that creeps out of your screen and into your brain, promising frightening sights. Review by Emily Nighman.

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The Orphanage (2007) Review

The Orphanage (2007) Review

Directed by J.A. Bayona, and backed by Guillermo del Toro, ‘The Orphanage’ (2007) “might be one the most moving ghost stories ever put to film”. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Martyrs (2008) Review

Martyrs (2008) Review

Pascal Laugier’s infamous New French Extreme horror film ‘Martyrs’ (2008) intentionally refuses us any catharsis, but holds us in a twisted and tight grip. Review by Grace Britten.

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The Others (2001) Review

The Others (2001) Review

With a twist “so obvious you won’t see it coming”, Alejandro Amenábar’s ‘The Others’ (2001) starring Nicole Kidman is still captivating and frightening today. Review by Margaret Roarty.

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