The Full Monty (1997) Review

The Full Monty (1997) Review

A BAFTA and Oscar winner, ‘The Full Monty’ is “not just a northern comedy about men who take their clothes off”. Robert Carlyle and Mark Addy star in Peter Cattaneo’s South Yorkshire classic. Annice White reviews.

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Wuthering Heights Films Ranked

Wuthering Heights Films Ranked

The 4 English language feature film adaptations of Emily Brontë’s “Wuthering Heights” ranked worst to best in terms of artistic merit, and critical/popular reception, by Annice White.

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Brassed Off (1996) Review

Brassed Off (1996) Review

A cultural phenomenon in the 1990s, Mark Herman’s ‘Brassed Off’ (1994) starring Pete Postlethwaite, Ewan McGregor and a range of recognisable British talent, is a remarkable piece of cinema. Joseph Wade reviews.

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My Summer of Love (2004) Review

My Summer of Love (2004) Review

The English language debut of auteur Pawel Pawlikowski, 2004’s ‘My Summer of Love’ starring a young Emily Blunt, “feels like a look back into the spring of a great career”. Joseph Wade reviews.

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The Selfish Giant (2013) Review

The Selfish Giant (2013) Review

An “amalgamation of ‘Oliver Twist’ and ‘Standy By Me'” that presents “an almost folkloric package” of childhood through poverty. Clio Barnard’s ‘The Selfish Giant’ (2013) reviewed by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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An American Werewolf In London – Unfinished Game-Changing Fun

An American Werewolf In London – Unfinished Game-Changing Fun

Roger Ebert once described horror-comedy ‘An American Werewolf in London’ (1981), from director John Landis, as “unfinished”. Sarah Williams looks at how this unfinished movie changed the game by making horror fun.

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The Arbor (2010) Documentary Review

The Arbor (2010) Documentary Review

Clio Barnard’s feature debut, documentary ‘The Arbor’ (2010), tells the truth of impoverished Great Britain through the tragedy of Andrea Dunbar and her family’s posthumous devastation. Joseph Wade reviews.

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Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987) Review

Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987) Review

Tagged as “Thatcher’s Britain with her knickers down”, Alan Clarke’s film adaptation of Andrea Dunbar’s famous stage play, ‘Rita, Sue and Bob Too’ (1987) is a Yorkshire classic. Annice White reviews.

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The Railway Children (1970) Review

The Railway Children (1970) Review

The Railway Children may have its issues according to Annice White, but it still makes for an enjoyable nostalgia-filled afternoon. Full movie review here.

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Kes (1969) Review

Kes (1969) Review

“Kes (1969) is one of the premiere British films ever made. A bold, critical, moving masterpiece from one of the true masters of the form.” Joseph Wade’s review of Ken Loach film ‘Kes’.

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