The Iron Claw (2023) Review

The Iron Claw (2023) Review

Writer-director Sean Durkin presents the tragic true story of the Von Erich professional wrestling family that is guaranteed to make you cry. Zac Efron stars. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Dream Scenario (2023) Review

Dream Scenario (2023) Review

Kristoffer Borgli’s ‘Dream Scenario’ (2023) seems like a dream scenario for star Nicolas Cage, and is an effortlessly watchable and compelling film in its own right. Review by Rob Jones.

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Capturing Modernity: The Challenge of Portraying the Contemporary World

Capturing Modernity: The Challenge of Portraying the Contemporary World

For the first time in cinema history, the most prominent filmmakers of the day are retreating from portraying modern life. Why is this? And what effect does this have? Essay by Noah Sparkes.

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The Green Knight Finally Gets UK Release Date

The Green Knight Finally Gets UK Release Date

David Lowery medieval epic ‘The Green Knight’, from A24 and starring Dev Patel, has finally been given a UK release date. Find out when, and all you need to know, in this news story from George Taylor.

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The Witch (2015) Review

The Witch (2015) Review

Boasting provoking visuals, a gifted ensemble and an established narrative, Robert Eggers folk horror ‘The Witch’, starring Golden Globes winner Anya Taylor-Joy, remains must-watch. Beth Sawdon reviews.

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Minari (2021) Review – GFF

Minari (2021) Review – GFF

Lee Isaac Chung’s semi-autobiographical Sundance home run manages to be “both quietly poignant and thunderously profound”. Leoni Horton reviews from Glasgow Film Festival.

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On the Rocks (2020) Review

On the Rocks (2020) Review

Sofia Coppola comedy-drama ‘On the Rocks’ (2020), available on Apple TV+ and starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones, reviewed by Christopher Connor.

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Top 5 A24 Horror Films

Top 5 A24 Horror Films

The independent horror movie scene is teeming with frights and gruesome narratives. Beth Sawdon presents the Top 5 Horror Films from dominant studio A24.

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Spirit Awards Nominations 2020 – Full List

Spirit Awards Nominations 2020 – Full List

The full list of nominees for the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards, including a number of A24 releases such as ‘Uncut Gems’, ‘The Farewell’ and ‘The Lighthouse’ as well as success for ‘Honey Boy’ and ‘Hustlers’.

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A24 Horror: Success, Religion and Difference in Modern American Cinema

A24 Horror: Success, Religion and Difference in Modern American Cinema

How A24 have managed to tap into the zeitgeist with recent releases ‘The Witch’ and ‘Hereditary’ to offer horrors that do more than make you jump out of your skin. Article by Beth Sawdon.

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