Reviews

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.[...]
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.[...]
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.[...]
Greed (2020) Review

Greed (2020) Review

New Michael Winterbottom movie 'Greed' starring Steve Coogan and an ensemble of A-List British talent "is not as smart as it thinks it is". Annice White's review.[...]
The Rhythm Section (2020) Review

The Rhythm Section (2020) Review

Blake Lively and Jude Law star in spy-thriller 'The Rhythm Section' from director Reed Morano. Do we have the next Bourne? Sophie Cook reviews...[...]
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'.[...]



Bedelia (1946) Review

Bedelia (1946) Review

The film adaptation of the Vera Caspery novel "Bedelia", starring Margaret Lockwood as the titular character and directed by Lance Comfort, reviewed by Joseph Wade.[...]
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Review

Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Review

"If Detective Pikachu was the exception that proved the rule that video game to cinema adaptations don't work, Sonic the Hedgehog just rewrote that rule." Joseph Wade's review of Jeff Fowler and SEGA Studios' live-action 'Sonic the Hedgehog' (2020).[...]
Gretel and Hansel (2020) Review

Gretel and Hansel (2020) Review

Oz Perkins directs 'Gretel & Hansel', a film with an obvious upside that is worth considering as a choice for a trip to the theatre. Jacob Davis reviews.[...]
The Host (2006) Review

The Host (2006) Review

Bong Joon-ho feature 'The Host' is not only "a smart and entertaining thriller, but a tender family drama and a rip-roaring comedy." Sam Sewell-Peterson's review.[...]
Birds of Prey (2020) Review

Birds of Prey (2020) Review

Harley Quinn is unleashed from under the Joker's thumb and teams up with three other lethal ladies of Gotham in Cathy Yan's 'Birds of Prey'. Click to read Sophie Butcher's review in full.[...]
Billy Madison (1995) Retrospective Review

Billy Madison (1995) Retrospective Review

Does Adam Sandler's 'Billy Madison' (1995) stand up to modern day audiences in 2020? Jacob Davis reviews the film that launched the Sand-Man's career 25 years ago.[...]
Kitbull - Oscar Nominated Animated Short Review

Kitbull - Oscar Nominated Animated Short Review

Disney Pixar have been nominated in the Oscars Animated Short Film category in 2020 for 'Kitbull' the story of a kitten and a pitbull making friends in bad circumstances. Joseph Wade reviews this Rosana Sullivan film.[...]
Walk, Run, Cha-Cha - Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Review

Walk, Run, Cha-Cha - Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Review

Nominated for the Documentary Short Oscar in 2020, 'Walk, Run, Cha-Cha' from director Laura Nix is more than just a dance movie. Joseph Wade reviews...[...]
In the Absence - Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Review

In the Absence - Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Review

In 2014, 250 school children drowned to death when their ferry sank off the coast of South Korea. 2020's Oscar nominated documentary short 'In the Absence' explores the ethical quagmire that led to this disaster. Joseph Wade reviews.[...]
Hair Love - Oscar Nominated Animated Short Review

Hair Love - Oscar Nominated Animated Short Review

From Sony Pictures Animation, the Oscar nominee about a little girl with big hair, 'Hair Love', from writer-director Matthew A. Cherry and starring Issa Rae, reviewed.[...]