Bottle Rocket (1996) Review

Bottle Rocket (1996) Review

Owen Wilson is co-writer and star (alongside brother Luke Wilson) for Wes Anderson’s feature directorial debut ‘Bottle Rocket’ (1996), a film that shows hints of the director’s famously idiosyncratic authorial style. Review by Christopher Connor.

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The American President (1995) Review

The American President (1995) Review

Rob Reiner directs a script from ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ filmmaker Aaron Sorkin in this rom-com turned political drama celebrating its 25th anniversary, ‘The American President’. Michael Douglas stars. Christopher Connor reviews.

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To Die For (1995) Review

To Die For (1995) Review

Nicole Kidman and Joaquin Phoenix star in 1995 Gus Van Sant film ‘To Die For’, the tale of a woman who will go so far as to orchestrate murder to get ahead in her journalism career. Beth Sawdon reviews.

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Get Out (2017) Review

Get Out (2017) Review

2017 horror mega-hit ‘Get Out’, from screenwriter-director Jordan Peele and starring Daniel Kaluuya, “is an exceptional display of exemplary directing, scoring and writing”. Darcy Rae reviews.

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The Exorcist (1973) Retrospective Review

The Exorcist (1973) Retrospective Review

Arguably the most famous and influential horror of all time, William Friedkin’s ‘The Exorcist’ (1973) starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair and Jason Miller, reviewed by Katie Doyle.

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Young Frankenstein (1974) Review

Young Frankenstein (1974) Review

Following hot on the heels of his smash hit ‘Blazing Saddles’, Mel Brooks sends up the horror genre with a spoof for the ages, ‘Young Frankenstein’ (1974). Retrospective film review by Christopher Connor.

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Zombieland (2009) Review

Zombieland (2009) Review

“a great team of characters who forge a distinct and enjoyable chemistry” in Ruben Fleischer’s 2009 zombie hit ‘Zombieland’, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone. Libby Briggs reviews.

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The Untouchables (1987) Review

The Untouchables (1987) Review

Brian De Palma’s impeccably acted prohibition Noir, ‘The Untouchables’ (1987) stands the test of time as an at times moving crime thriller. Christopher Connor reviews.

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Se7en (1995) Review

Se7en (1995) Review

The 25th anniversary of the release of David Fincher thriller ‘Se7en’ (1995) starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman brings into question its quality. Sophia Mae Patfield reviews.

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Easy A (2010) Review

Easy A (2010) Review

Can you believe that it has been 10 years since the release of ‘Easy A’? Emma Stone, Stanley Tucci, Amanda Bynes and more star in Will Gluck’s version of “The Scarlet Letter”, reviewed by Martha Lane.

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