News of the World (2021) Review

News of the World (2021) Review

‘News of the World’ (2021), from Bourne Series director Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks, nominated for 4 Oscars including cinematography, is “two hours well spent”, but little more. Kieran Judge reviews.

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Love and Monsters (2020) Review

Love and Monsters (2020) Review

‘Love and Monsters’, a new creature feature by director Michael Matthews and starring Dylan O’Brien, is an inventive little adventure movie. Scott Z Walkinshaw reviews.

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Genius Loci (2021) Short Film Review

Genius Loci (2021) Short Film Review

‘Genius Loci’, the 2021 Oscar nominated Animated Short from Adrien Merigeau in conjunction with Brecht Evens, is a wondrous example of cinema’s ability to connect on a deep level. Joseph Wade reviews.

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Yes-People (2021) Short Film Review

Yes-People (2021) Short Film Review

Probably the most quirky of all the Animation Short Subjects nominated at the 2021 Oscars, Gísli Darri Halldórsson’s Icelandic short film ‘Yes-People’ will lift your anxieties for 8 minutes at least.

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Sound of Metal (2021) Review

Sound of Metal (2021) Review

‘Sound of Metal’, from screenwriter-director Darius Marder, is a triumph for Best Actor nominee Riz Ahmed who is utterly dazzling from the moment he arrives on screen. Leoni Horton reviews.

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The Present (2021) Short Film Review

The Present (2021) Short Film Review

Set at one of the West Bank’s many border crossings between Palestinian territory and Israel, ‘The Present’ is a thought-provoking film nominated for Live Action Short at the 2021 Oscars.

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No Ordinary Man (2020) Review – BFI Flare

No Ordinary Man (2020) Review – BFI Flare

When jazz musician Billy Tipton died, it was discovered he was biologically female. Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt direct documentary ‘No Ordinary Man’, reviewed by Annice White.

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Promising Young Woman (2021) Review

Promising Young Woman (2021) Review

Emerald Fennell filters every bubble-gum pink detail through a boldly cinematic narrative, exposing the real-world judgemental attitudes surrounding rape in ‘Promising Young Woman’ (2021). Leoni Horton reviews.

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Rebel Dykes (2021) Review – BFI Flare

Rebel Dykes (2021) Review – BFI Flare

‘Rebel Dykes’ is a hugely entertaining and unique documentary about a rebellious lesbian movement that was born out of London’s punk scene in the 1980s. Annice White reviews from BFI Flare.

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