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Darkest Hour (2018) Review

Darkest Hour (2018) Review

'Darkest Hour' (2018) is "so anti-Europe and pro-war that only in 2018 could a film such as this have been made" according to Joseph Wade's review of the Joe Wright movie starring Gary Oldman, available here.[...]
'Before Christmas' (2016) Short Film Review

'Before Christmas' (2016) Short Film Review

Sophie Grant has reviewed Chuyao He's short film 'Before Christmas' (2016), "eight-hundred and ninety-six seconds [she] couldn't get back".[...]
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017/18) Review

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017/18) Review

Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' (2017/18) is "a standout of the year as regards performance" that "bleeds into your subconscious" with "dictatorial precision". Full review:[...]
The Shape of Water (2017/18) Review

The Shape of Water (2017/18) Review

'The Shape of Water' (2017/18), the new movie from fantasy-horror director Guillermo Del Toro, is a "beautifully crafted whimsical fairy tale" according to Joseph Wade's review of the film.[...]
Justice League (2017) Review

Justice League (2017) Review

'Justice League', starring Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot, is "one of the largest blends of bad ideas put to screen in 2017" according to Joseph Wade's review of the DC Comics adaptation.[...]
Falsified (2017) Short Film Review

Falsified (2017) Short Film Review

Short film 'Falsified' (2017), from screenwriter-actor Ashley Tabatabai and director Stefan Fairlamb, is "a little too unsure of itself to be what it is clear that the film could potentially be" according to Joseph Wade's review.[...]
Paddington 2 (2017) Review

Paddington 2 (2017) Review

Luke Whitticase of Whitty Stuff has described the UK Box Office smash hit 'Paddington 2' as "an absolute delight; an utterly charming storybook adventure". The review...[...]
Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Review

Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Review

'Thor: Ragnarok' (2017) is "undeniably the funniest Marvel movie yet" according to Joseph Wade's review of Taika Waitit's Marvel movie starring Chris Hemsworth & Cate Blanchett.[...]
The Snowman (2017) Review

The Snowman (2017) Review

New Jo Nesbø movie adaptation, 'The Snowman' (2017) starring Michael Fassbender, is "an ineptly made mess" according to Cold Coffee Press writer Stephen Porzio in his review.[...]
Evil Dead (1981) A Retrospective Review

Evil Dead (1981) A Retrospective Review

Sam Raimi's 'Evil Dead' (1981) is the "heart and charm" of horror filmmaking according to Katie Doyle in her retrospective review of the horror classic, available here.[...]
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017) Review

The Meyerowitz Stories (2017) Review

The latest Netflix release, 'The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)', from 'Frances Ha' director Noah Baumbach and starring Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler & Dustin Hoffman, has been reviewed by Joseph Wade.[...]
IT (2017) Review

IT (2017) Review

'IT' (2017), directed by Andy Muschietti, is a box office hit but is it a good horror movie? Take a look in our review by Holly Bowler.[...]
Mother! (2017) Review

Mother! (2017) Review

'Mother!', one of this year's most controversial movies - from Darren Aronofsky and starring Jennifer Lawrence - has been reviewed as 'having elements that are no less than spectacular' by Joseph Wade.[...]
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) Review

The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) Review

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' (2017), one of this Summer's chart-topping action movies - starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson - has been reviewed by Joseph Wade.[...]
Alone in Berlin (2016) Review

Alone in Berlin (2016) Review

'Alone in Berlin' (2016), Vincent Pérez's Hans Fallada novel adaptation starring Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson, Uwe Preuss and Daniel Brühl, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello.[...]
47 Meters Down (2017) Review

47 Meters Down (2017) Review

'47 Meters Down', starring Mandy Moore and Claire Holt, and directed by Johannes Roberts, has been reviewed by Sophie Grant using our 24 point scale. Where did it rank? Take a look...[...]
Hurricane (2016) Short Film Review

Hurricane (2016) Short Film Review

Christiano Dias' short film 'Hurricane' (2016) starring Lisa Roumain, Corey Page and David Jay is "a film of great quality". Read more...[...]
The Circle (2017) Review

The Circle (2017) Review

'The Circle' Review: James Ponsoldt directs Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega and more in this technology conscious film.[...]
The Beguiled (2017) Review

The Beguiled (2017) Review

"Instantly grabbing", Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled' (2017) starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning and Colin Farrell "is very much about women as individuals and a collective". Our review.[...]
Baby Driver (2017) Review

Baby Driver (2017) Review

Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver' (2017) has been described by Joseph Wade as 'La La Land on wheels' in his review of this hugely successful film from the director of 'Shaun of the Dead' and 'Hot Fuzz'.[...]