Reviews

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.
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.
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.
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (2024) Review - 'Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire' will make money, and people will get a kick out of the spectacle on the big screen, but it isn't good cinema. Review by Kieran Judge.
’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.
Immaculate (2024) Review - Sydney Sweeney stars as Sister Cecilia in 'Immaculate' from director Michael Mohan, a horror that is much better than it has any right to be. Review by Kieran Judge.
Ghostbusters (2016) Review - In a vacuum, without the context of social media, 'Ghostbusters' (2016) is a perfectly reasonable way to spend 116 minutes. Kristen Wiig leads an ensemble. Review by Martha Lane.
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Review - Francis Ford Coppola and Gary Oldman gave vampires a whole new look in 'Bram Stoker's Dracula', but it's the same story we know and love. Review by Margaret Roarty.
Monster (2023) Review - 'Monster', the teacher-student abuse movie from acclaimed director Hirokazu Kore-eda, is nearly in the upper echelon of the director's spotless filmography. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.