Reviews

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.[...]
The Grudge (2020) Review

The Grudge (2020) Review

Despite some positive aspects, the new version of 'The Grudge', from director Nicolas Pesce, fails offer enough to warrant the franchise resurrection. Jacob Davis reviews.[...]
Uncut Gems (2019) Review

Uncut Gems (2019) Review

Safdie Brothers film 'Uncut Gems' (2019), starring Adam Sandler, brings the myth of Sisyphus to life in a movie that provides "joy in the struggle", according to Jacob Davis in his review.[...]
Little Women (2019) Review

Little Women (2019) Review

"Little Women will be the Greta Gerwig movie that will establish her as one of the most important filmmakers of the 21st century". Katie Doyle reviews 'Little Women' (2019) starring Saoirse Ronan and an ensemble of talent.[...]
Cats (2019) Review

Cats (2019) Review

The Tom Hooper directed adaptation of stage musical "Cats" is "cat-tastrophic" and "uncomfortable to say the least". Pagan Carruthers reviews the film starring the likes of Taylor Swift.[...]
Marriage Story (2019) Review

Marriage Story (2019) Review

Netflix original drama 'Marriage Story' (2019) from screenwriter-director Noah Baumbach, starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson, is a complex and human tale of divorce according to Sam Sewell-Peterson in his review.[...]



Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Review

Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Review

Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan are joined by Danny Devito, Danny Glover, Awkwafina and more in the sequel to 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle', 'Jumanji: The Next Level'. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.[...]
Tokyo Godfathers (2003) Review

Tokyo Godfathers (2003) Review

'Tokyo Godfathers' (2003), from visionary Anime director Satoshi Kon, is an unlikely Japanese Christmas film with progressive messages and a real heart. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews...[...]
The Holiday (2006) Review

The Holiday (2006) Review

It has become one of the Christmas holiday season's most recognisable staples since its release in 2006, but does Nancy Meyers' 'The Holiday', starring Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law and Jack Black still hold up? Francesca Militello reviews.[...]
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Review

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Review

The final instalment of the 'Star Wars' Skywalker saga has arrived, but does it fulfil expectations and conclude the franchise effectively? Joseph Wade reviews.[...]
Black Christmas (2019) Review

Black Christmas (2019) Review

The sorority slasher is back - directed by Sophia Takal and starring Imogen Poots, this remake of Black Christmas is transported to modern times and given a thoroughly feminist spin. Read our review, as written by Sophie Butcher.[...]
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) Review

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) Review

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), from screenwriter John Hughes and starring Chevy Chase, is "highly entertaining farce" according to Bradley Weir in his review.[...]
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Review

In defense of 'The Last Jedi', Jacob Davis breaks down how and why Rian Johnson's Skywalker Saga 'Star Wars' entry is deserving of praise. His review.[...]
Knives Out (2019) Review

Knives Out (2019) Review

'Knives Out' (2019), a modern whodunnit from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson, starring an ensemble headlined by Daniel Craig, as reviewed by Sam Sewell-Peterson.[...]
Charlie's Angels (2019) Review

Charlie's Angels (2019) Review

"Whilst the tone can be offputting, it doesn’t detract entirely from some enjoyable elements" - Elizabeth Banks' 'Charlie's Angels', starring Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott, reviewed by Sophie Butcher.[...]
Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Review

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Review

"a simply marvellous blend of technical skill and emotional resonance", Denis Villeneuve's 'Blade Runner 2049' starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford is "simply an achievement". Harrison Thorne reviews.[...]