Belfast (2022) Review

Belfast (2022) Review

Kenneth Branagh’s black and white Oscar-nominated film ‘Belfast’ features 4 outstanding performances, including one by Judi Dench that is worth the price of admission. Joseph Wade reviews.

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CODA (2021) Review

CODA (2021) Review

Sian Heder’s ‘CODA’ (2021) is a best picture nominee at the Oscars, a ‘bittersweet, well-performed crowd pleaser’ starring Emilia Jones and Troy Kotsur. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Nightmare Alley (2022) Review

Nightmare Alley (2022) Review

Guillermo del Toro returns to the big screen with ‘Nightmare Alley’ starring Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett, “a visual feast, a pleasure and a joy to behold and watch”. Kieran Judge reviews.

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Licorice Pizza (2021) Review

Licorice Pizza (2021) Review

Paul Thomas Anderson’s ninth feature film, ‘Licorice Pizza’ (2021) starring Cooper Hoffman and Alana Haim, is a “big-hearted and soulful” coming-of-age tale. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews,

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West Side Story (2021) Review

West Side Story (2021) Review

Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ (2021), film musical adaptation of the stage play from Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein, will leave you shiny-eyed. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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The Power of the Dog (2021) LFF Review

The Power of the Dog (2021) LFF Review

Benedict Cumberbatch leads an ensemble cast in 2021 Jane Campion western ‘The Power of the Dog’, an unyielding exploration of masculinity against the backdrop of the old west. Leoni Horton reviews.

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