I’m With Terry: Marlon Brando’s Method Performance in ‘On the Waterfront’ - How Marlon Brando's Method acting enhanced 'On the Waterfront' and added nuance and sympathy to his character Terry. Essay by Jacob Davis.
An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It (2022) Short Film Review - 'An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It', the stop motion film nominated for Animated Feature at the Oscars 2023, is enchanting, unmissable. Review by Joseph Wade.
Scream VI (2023) Review - 'Scream VI', the latest instalment in the 'Scream' franchise, is one hell of a cinematic horror ride, though it lacks the new direction it promised. Review by Kieran Judge.
Living (2022) Review - Bill Nighy is utterly astonishing in 'Living' (2022), Kazuo Ishiguro's adaptation of Akira Kurosawa's 1952 film 'Ikiru' about old age and illness. Review by Kieran Judge.
My Year of Dicks (2022) Short Film Review - 'My Year of Dicks', the short film created by Pamela Ribon and nominated in the Oscars Animated Short category, is punk and loving, a great film. Review by Joseph Wade.
A Career-Saving Change: Katharine Hepburn’s Natural Performance in ‘The Philadelphia Story’ - Katharine Hepburn saved her career through adapting a new acting style in 1940 rom-com 'The Philadelphia Story'. This essay explores how and why she did it. By Jacob Davis.
The Martha Mitchell Effect (2022) Short Film Review - Have you ever heard of the Martha Mitchell Effect? You probably should have. Diane Alvergue and Debra McClutchy tell the story behind the term. Review by Joseph Wade.
The Flying Sailor (2022) Short Film Review - Nominated for Animated Short at the 95th Oscars (2023), Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby's 'The Flying Sailor' asks big questions in a short period. Review by Joseph Wade.
Baz Luhrmann Films Ranked - Each of director Baz Luhrmann's feature films ranked from worst to best. List includes 'The Great Gatsby', 'Moulin Rouge!' and 'Elvis'. By Grace Britten.
Stop Motion Animated Feature Oscar Nominees Ranked - Every stop motion film ever nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar ranked worst to best. List includes 'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio'. By Emily Nighman.
The Quiet Girl (2022) Review - Soft Colm Bairéad drama 'The Quiet Girl' (Irish: 'An Cailín Ciúin') is the first Irish film to ever be nominated for International Feature Film at the Oscars. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
Andrea Riseborough: 3 Career-Defining Performances - Oscar-nominated actor Andrea Riseborough is one of the most exciting performers working today. Here are her 3 career-defining performances. Article by Grace Britten.
God’s Creatures (2022) GFF Review - Emily Watson and Paul Mescal lead 'God's Creatures', the latest high quality film to come from Ireland. "Rich with subtext and brilliant performances." Review by Mark Carnochan.
Best Animated Feature Oscar Winners Ranked - Every Oscars Best Animated Feature winner ranked. List includes 'Shrek', 'Spider-Verse', 'Spirited Away', 'Frozen' and 'Encanto'. By Sam Sewell-Peterson.
Girl (2023) GFF Review - 'Girl', the debut feature from Adura Onashile and 2023 Glasgow Film Festival opening night gala, features a charming performance from Le'Shantey Bonsu but is generally disappointing. Review by Mark Carnochan.