Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’ – 100 Year Anniversary Review

Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’ – 100 Year Anniversary Review

Charlie Chaplin’s seminal feature ‘The Kid’ was released 100 years ago in 1921, and remains a “gently thought-stirring 53 minutes of cinema” according to Joseph Wade in this review.

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How ‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Reshapes the “Man Alone” with Vampire Cinema

How ‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Reshapes the “Man Alone” with Vampire Cinema

Reassessing New Zealand cinema’s “man alone” trope for Taika Waititi’s much-loved vampire mockumentary ‘What We Do In the Shadows’. Essay by Jacob Davis.

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Young Frankenstein (1974) Review

Young Frankenstein (1974) Review

Following hot on the heels of his smash hit ‘Blazing Saddles’, Mel Brooks sends up the horror genre with a spoof for the ages, ‘Young Frankenstein’ (1974). Retrospective film review by Christopher Connor.

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The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020) Review

The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020) Review

2020 rom-com ‘The Broken Hearts Gallery’, from screenwriter-director Natalie Krinsky and starring Geraldine Viswanathan, demonstrates the timelessness of New York City love stories. Leoni Horton reviews.

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An American Pickle (2020) Review

An American Pickle (2020) Review

Seth Rogen offers a terrific combination of leading performances in ‘An American Pickle’, a “sophisticated but not alienating” comedy from Pixar and SNL writer Simon Rich. Annice White reviews.

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Get Duked! (2020) Review

Get Duked! (2020) Review

“One of 2020’s best”, Amazon Original Scottish horror-comedy ‘Get Duked!’, is a memorable feature debut for screenwriter-director Ninian Doff. Full movie Review by Mark Carnochan.

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Pitch Perfect Movies Ranked

Pitch Perfect Movies Ranked

The three movies from the Pitch Perfect series Ranked (from worst to best) in terms of enjoyment, artistic credibility and audience perception, by Emma Kershaw.

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Panic! At The Movies: An Emo Top 10 Watchlist

Panic! At The Movies: An Emo Top 10 Watchlist

Panic! At the Movies – An essential watchlist to awaken your sleeping inner emo kid. List curated and written by Leoni Horton.

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Hot Fuzz (2007) Review

Hot Fuzz (2007) Review

The midpoint of The Cornetto Trilogy, ‘Hot Fuzz’, finds Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost firing on all cylinders. Christopher Connor reviews.

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