Reviews

My Policeman (2022) Review - Harry Styles is at the head of an ensemble cast for Michael Grandage's understated LGBTQ+ romantic drama 'My Policeman' (2022). Review by Emi Grant.
The Son (2022) Review - 'The Son' (2022), starring Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern, sees sophomore director Florian Zeller attempting to recapture the magic of his debut 'The Father'. Review by Jake Gill.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022) Review - Rian Johnson returns to the universe of 'Knives Out' for 2022 Netflix murder mystery 'Glass Onion', a funny sequel starring Daniel Craig at the head of an all-star cast. Review by Christopher Connor.
She Said (2022) Review - 'She Said' (2022), Maria Schrader's empowering take on the uncovering of the Harvey Weinstein scandal starring Carey Mulligan, Zoe Kazan, is testament to the impact of female solidarity. Review by Gala Woolley.
All Quiet on the Western Front (2022) Review - Director Edward Berger and Netflix present 'All Quiet on the Western Front' (2022), an adaptation of a powerful anti-war novel that hits like a Howitzer. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
Beetlejuice (1988) Review - Michael Keaton gives an iconic performance at the head of a brilliant ensemble cast in Tim Burton's macabre Halloween movie 'Beetlejuice' (1988). Review by Elisabetta Pulcini.
Bros (2022) Review - Billy Eichner co-writes and stars in 'Bros', the first gay rom-com produced by a Hollywood studio with a predominantly LGBTQ+ cast. Review by Emily Nighman.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) Review - Don Siegel's horror classic 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers' (1954) is right to be revered as such, it being an important film with remarkable ideas. Review by Kieran Judge.
Rosaline (2022) Review - 'Rosaline', a 2022 Karen Maine film adaptation of "When You Were Mine" by Rebecca Searle, based on characters from "Romeo & Juliet" is a fun, easy watch. Review by Rehana Nurmahi.
Train to Busan (2016) Review - 'Train to Busan', the South Korean zombie horror film set largely on a moving train, from director Yeon Sang-ho and starring Gong Yoo, is a must-watch. Review by Kae M.
The Banshees of Inisherin (2022) Review - 'The Banshees of Inisherin' (2022), from 'In Bruges', 'Three Billboards' writer-director Martin McDonagh, is an operatic fable on masculinity starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson. Review by Joseph Wade.
The Curse of Bridge Hollow (2022) Review - Marlon Wayans and 'Stranger Things' star Priah Ferguson lead Netlix Halloween movie 'The Curse of Bridge Hollow' (2022), which is at times fun. Review by Kieran Judge.
Ringu (1998) Review - Hideo Nakata's iconic J-Horror 'Ringu' (1998) is the rare type of horror that creeps out of your screen and into your brain, promising frightening sights. Review by Emily Nighman.
Halloween Ends (2022) Review - Do not see 'Halloween Ends' (2022). Do not give it exposure. Save your money. Save cinema. David Gordon Green directs, Jamie Lee Curtis stars. Review by Kieran Judge.
The Orphanage (2007) Review - Directed by J.A. Bayona, and backed by Guillermo del Toro, 'The Orphanage' (2007) "might be one the most moving ghost stories ever put to film". Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.



Mr Harrigan’s Phone (2022) Review - 'Mr Harrigan's Phone' (2022) starring Jaeden Martell and Donald Sutherland is understanding, empathetic, and more mature than other Stephen King adaptations. Review by Kieran Judge.
Martyrs (2008) Review - Pascal Laugier's infamous New French Extreme horror film 'Martyrs' (2008) intentionally refuses us any catharsis, but holds us in a twisted and tight grip. Review by Grace Britten.
The Others (2001) Review - With a twist "so obvious you won’t see it coming", Alejandro Amenábar's 'The Others' (2001) starring Nicole Kidman is still captivating and frightening today. Review by Margaret Roarty.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Review - Tim Curry stars as Dr Frank N. Furter in the camp classic Halloween musical 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' (1975), from the mind of Richard O'Brien. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
Hocus Pocus 2 (2022) Review - The Sanderson Sisters return in Disney's 'Hocus Pocus 2', starring Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker. It fails to live up to the original, but has moments of magic. Review by Emi Grant.
Hocus Pocus (1993) Review - The Sanderson Sisters, played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, light up 'Hocus Pocus' (1993), a cult classic for Halloween enthusiasts. Review by Emi Grant.
Suspiria (2018) Review - Luca Guadagnino's 2018 'Suspiria' film places a new focus on the story first told on screen by Dario Argento in 1977. Film stars Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton. Review by Mark Carnochan.
Blonde (2022) Review - Ana de Armas gives the performance of a lifetime as Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik's Netflix biopic 'Blonde' (2022), a film that wastes her potential. Review by Kieran Judge.
Don’t Worry Darling (2022) Review - Behind the scenes controversy surrounds the release of Olivia Wilde's 'Don't Worry Darling' (2022) starring Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, a film that squanders its potential. Review by Kieran Judge.
‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ at 10 – Review - Ten years on from its release, Stephen Chbosky's film adaptation of his own novel 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' still offers a warm embrace. Review by Kae M.