‘Planet of the Apes’ at 20 – Review

‘Planet of the Apes’ at 20 – Review

Studio interference and a rushed production marred Tim Burton’s ‘Planet of the Apes’, which at 20 still lacks the inspiration of the original. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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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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‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at 25 – Review

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at 25 – Review

25 years removed from the release of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’, the Disney Animation remains “among the most satisfying and lasting movies of the Disney Renaissance”. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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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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