Retrospective Reviews

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Review - Martin Scorsese 2013 film 'The Wolf of Wall Street', starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie and Jonah Hill, is a timeless reflection on American wealth. Review by Emi Grant.
‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ at 30 – Review - After 30 years, Jack Skellington is not just the King of the Pumpkin Patch, he is the King of the Goths. 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' reviewed 30 years after its release. Article by Katie Doyle.
Ratatouille (2007) Review - Everyone has the potential to follow their dreams and succeed... even Parisian rats! Disney Pixar's 'Ratatouille' (2007) is a masterpiece. Review by Lydia Bowen-Williams.
‘Prisoners’ at 10 – Review - 'Prisoners', the crime thriller from 'Dune' director Denis Villeneuve starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, holds us captive even 10 years on from its release. Review by Gala Woolley.
‘Steamboat Willie’ at 95 – Short Film Review - Disney's game-changing breakthrough cartoon 'Steamboat Willie', the film that introduced the public to Mickey Mouse, is 95 - how does it hold up? Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
‘The Age of Innocence’ at 30 – Review - Thirty years on from the release of Martin Scorsese's 'The Age of Innocence' (1993), the Edith Wharton adaptation deserves a spot among his most accomplished works. Review by Margaret Roarty.



‘Blade’ at 25 – Review - 25 years on from revolutionary comic book film 'Blade' starring Wesley Snipes, it has become clearer how this film changed the blockbuster landscape. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ at 5 – Review - This glamorous, heartwarming rom-com set records for its all-Asian cast and its cross-cultural love story. Five years later, did 'Crazy Rich Asians' change Hollywood? Review by Emily Nighman.
‘The Piano’ at 30 – Review - The first film directed by a woman to win the Cannes Palme d'Or, 'The Piano' by Jane Campion is now 30. It is a gothic, dark tale that offers a strong female lead. Review by Margaret Roarty.
‘WALL-E’ at 15 – Review - Still relevant 15 years after it was released, Pixar's 'WALL-E' (2008) is a moral tale but isn't saccharine or preachy, a film brimming with expressive animation. Review by Martha Lane.