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Civil War (2024) Review - 'Civil War' (2023), from writer-director Alex Garland, is a taught and searing nightmare for the times that will frustrate as many people as it will please. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
Charade (1963) Review - 'Charade' (1963), Stanley Donen's thriller starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant, has it all: laughter, suspense and a killer romantic pairing. Review by Margaret Roarty.
Monkey Man (2024) Review - Dev Patel directs and stars in 'Monkey Man' (2024), a complicated and colorful bloodbath of an action movie from Monkeypaw Productions. Review by Emi Grant.
Max von Sydow: 3 Career-Defining Performances - The career-defining feature performances of all-time great actor Max Von Sydow, one of Sweden's most famous screen exports. Article by Kieran Judge.
The First Omen (2024) Review - 2024 Omen prequel 'The First Omen', from director Arkasha Stevenson, comes via the studio handbook, lacking the originality necessary for success. Review by Kieran Judge.
The Iron Claw and Modern American Folklore - How Von Erich family wrestling movie 'The Iron Claw' is about the ideas of American folklore, the constructs of myth cultivated in the USA over centuries. Essay by Matthew Peyton.
Spellbound (1945) Review - Gregory Peck and Ingrid Bergman star in Alfred Hitchcock's psychoanalysis thriller 'Spellbound', a film with thrilling twists and turns and great performances. Review by Kieran Judge.
Psycho (1960) Review - 'Psycho' (1960), Alfred Hitchcock's masterful thriller starring Anthony Perkins, continues to influence writers, directors, and actors to this day. Review by Kieran Judge.

‘Hellboy’ at 20 – Review - 20 years on from its release, Guillermo del Toro comic book adaptation 'Hellboy' remains a fantastical monster-filled treat to behold. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
10 Best Singin’ in the Rain Moments - The 10 best moments from the all-time great and forever iconic movie musical 'Singin' in the Rain' (1952), starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds. List by Martha Lane.
’10 Things I Hate About You’ at 25 – Review - At 25, '10 Things I Hate About You' invites us to remember how it feels to be young and foolish. It is one of the best teen comedies of all time. Review by Margaret Roarty.
‘The Matrix’ at 25 – Review - A quarter of a century after its release, 'The Matrix' remains a landmark in culture, a film with aftershocks that are still being felt today. Review by Kieran Judge.
‘The Sugarland Express’ at 50 – Review - Fifty years on from its release, Steven Spielberg's debut theatrical feature 'The Sugarland Express' remains a unique and underrated Spielbergian gem. Review by Daniel Allen.
Kong: Skull Island (2017) Review - King Kong movie 'Kong: Skull Island', from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, is a handsomely made picture with glorious visuals and an all-star cast. Review by Kieran Judge.
Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (2024) Review - The latest 'Ghostbusters' film, 'Ghostbuster: Frozen Empire' starring Paul Rudd, is unconcerned with the original, providing a formulaic blockbuster in its place. Review by Kieran Judge.