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The Truth (2019) Review

The Truth (2019) Review

Palme d'Or winning director Hirokazu Koreeda follows up his smash hit 'Shoplifters' with 'The Truth', his first film made outside of his first language, starring Juliette Binoche and Catherine Deneuve. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.[...]
Are Musicals Cinema's Next Big Trend?

Are Musicals Cinema's Next Big Trend?

With the future of the film industry uncertain, people are turning to the ultimate form of escapism: the movie musical. Could the often suppressed genre be cinema's next big trend? Charlie Gardiner explores.[...]
Windows Into Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite'

Windows Into Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite'

Bong Joon-ho's Best Picture Oscar winning feature 'Parasite' (2019/2020) makes spectacular use of windows to establish and reinforce themes. Sam Sewell-Peterson explores in this 'Parasite' essay.[...]
Bloodshot (2020) Review

Bloodshot (2020) Review

Is new Vin Diesel action film worth a shot on VOD? Jacob Davis takes a look in his review of 'Bloodshot' (2020) from director David S.F. Wilson.[...]
Porco Rosso (1992) Review

Porco Rosso (1992) Review

'Expect an unexpectedly satirical edge' to Hayao Miyazaki's 'Porco Rosso' (1992), a strange diversion from the usual Studio Ghibli output. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.[...]
Twilight Movies Ranked

Twilight Movies Ranked

The Twilight Saga movies ranked from worst to best. Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner star in the film adaptations of Stephenie Meyer's work, ranked here by Leoni Horton.[...]
Pixar's Onward Tops the Box Office, Parasite Breaks Record - UK Box Office Report 6-8th March 2020

Pixar's Onward Tops the Box Office, Parasite Breaks Record - UK Box Office Report 6-8th March 2020

New Pixar release 'Onward' has a successful albeit underwhelming debut in the UK as 'Parasite' breaks new records. This and more in Charlie Gardiner's UK box office report 6-8th March 2020.[...]
Plot Reveals vs Plot Twists - When They Work and When They Don't

Plot Reveals vs Plot Twists - When They Work and When They Don't

When plot twists work and when they don't. Kieran Judge explores one of cinema's most controversial, discussion stirring narrative elements, ruminating on some of the form's best and most famous examples.[...]
Our Ladies (2020) GFF Review

Our Ladies (2020) GFF Review

Directed by Michael Caton-Jones, 'Our Ladies' is a 'wildly entertaining riot of a movie'. Click to read Sophie Butcher's review in full.[...]
Onward (2020) Review

Onward (2020) Review

Pixar have done it again with the heartwarming, family friendly, adventure film 'Onward' starring Chris Pratt and Tom Holland. Review from Charlie Gardiner.[...]



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.[...]
Bad Tales (Favolacce) Press Conference - Berlinale 2020

Bad Tales (Favolacce) Press Conference - Berlinale 2020

Insight into the 2020 Berlinale Golden Bear competition entry 'Favolacce', known in English as 'Bad Tales', from the press conference by brother directors Damiano and Fabio D'Innocenzo. Report by Rose Dymock.[...]
The Invisible Man (2020) Review

The Invisible Man (2020) Review

This is not your great-grandfather's 'Invisible Man', this is Blumhouse and writer-director Leigh Whannell ('Upgrade') making the horror film we need right now. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.[...]
The Invisible Man Is Surprise Front Runner - UK Box Office Report 2nd March 2020

The Invisible Man Is Surprise Front Runner - UK Box Office Report 2nd March 2020

We have seen quite a change in the UK box office this week as the latest suspense-horror takes the lead after last week's family friendly adventures fall behind. Charlie Gardiner reports.[...]
The Identity Crisis of Hong Kong Cinema

The Identity Crisis of Hong Kong Cinema

How the films of the likes of John Woo and Wong Kar-wai have illustrated the identity crisis and cultural anxieties of Hong Kong during the state's rich history of cinema.[...]
"So Bad It's Good" Revival

"So Bad It's Good" Revival

What does it mean when a film is "so bad it's good"? Jacob Davis explains in his resurrection of our beloved series So Bad It's Good.[...]
2020 César Awards Results - Roman Polanski Win Sparks Walkouts

2020 César Awards Results - Roman Polanski Win Sparks Walkouts

Roman Polanski wins Best Director at the 2020 César Awards, sparking a walkout protest, while 'Les Miserables' takes Best Film.[...]
Misbehaviour (2020) Review

Misbehaviour (2020) Review

'Misbehaviour' (2020) from director Philippa Lowthorpe and starring Keira Knightley, Jessie Buckley and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, is not without its issues but "a charming, heartwarming and funny film about feminism" nonetheless. Annice White reviews.[...]
The Last Thing He Wanted (2020) Review

The Last Thing He Wanted (2020) Review

Netflix Joan Didion adaptation 'The Last Thing He Wanted' (2020), from 'Mudbound' director Dee Rees, starring Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck and Willem Dafoe is "fails miserably on almost every conceivable level". Leoni Horton reviews.[...]
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) Review

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) Review

Studio Ghibli anime feature 'Kiki's Delivery Service', written and directed by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, is "beautiful to look at", "a hugely relatable coming-of-age film". Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.[...]