Reviews

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.[...]
The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) Review

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) Review

'The Death of Stalin' screenwriter-director Armando Ianucci tackles the bane of the English classroom's Charles Dickins, in his adaptation of 'The Personal History of David Copperfield' starring Dev Patel. Katie Doyle reviews.[...]
The Turning (2020) Review

The Turning (2020) Review

“Huh?” seems to be the only response you'll have. Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard and Brooklyn Prince star in 'The Turning', a 2020 horror from Floria Sigismondi, reviewed by Jacob Davis.[...]
Bad Boys for Life (2020) Review

Bad Boys for Life (2020) Review

Are the Bad Boys really "for life"? Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews the third installment in the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence action-comedy franchise 'Bad Boys'.[...]
Just Mercy (2020) Review

Just Mercy (2020) Review

Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx and Brie Larson star in Destin Daniel Cretton's 'Just Mercy', the true story of a man attempting to clear a prisoner on death row of a crime he didn't commit. Annice White reviews.[...]
Spring Breakers (2012) Review

Spring Breakers (2012) Review

"A fascinating movie", Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers' (2012) starring James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez is more than what you might expect. Full review here.[...]
1917 (2019) Review

1917 (2019) Review

It's rare to see a film about World War I, but Sam Mendes' '1917', photographed by Roger Deakins, becomes a pretty fine example of the sub-genre according to Sam Sewell-Peterson.[...]
Underwater (2020) Review

Underwater (2020) Review

Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel and T.J. Miller star in Christopher Eubank directed Sci-Fi 'Underwater' (2020). Full movie review courtesy of Jacob Davis.[...]
Bombshell (2020) Review

Bombshell (2020) Review

Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie star in 'Bombshell', the dramatisation of the Fox News takedown that came before #MeToo as we know it. Read our review, as written by Sophie Butcher.[...]