2022 Reading List – The Film Magazine

2022 Reading List – The Film Magazine

An eclectic and diverse reading list of exceptional articles published by The Film Magazine in 2022 as selected by editor-in-chief Joseph Wade.

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‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ at 15 – Review

‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ at 15 – Review

Fifteen years on from Tim Burton’s film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’, the tale still makes for a powerful film. Review by Emily Nighman.

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10 Best Bridget Jones’s Diary Moments

10 Best Bridget Jones’s Diary Moments

The best moments from Sharon Maguire’s staple of the rom-com genre, ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ (2001) starring Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant and Colin Firth. List by Emily Nighman.

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The Polar Express (2004) Review

The Polar Express (2004) Review

Is Robert Zemeckis’s 2004 ‘The Polar Express’, starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Sabara, an uncanny valley nightmare or a Christmas classic? Review by Emily Nighman.

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10 Best Matilda Moments

10 Best Matilda Moments

The 10 best moments from ‘Matilda’ (1996), Danny DeVito’s beloved family fantasy adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel starring Mara Wilson. List by Emily Nighman.

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Bros (2022) Review

Bros (2022) Review

Billy Eichner co-writes and stars in ‘Bros’, the first gay rom-com produced by a Hollywood studio with a predominantly LGBTQ+ cast. Review by Emily Nighman.

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Ringu (1998) Review

Ringu (1998) Review

Hideo Nakata’s iconic J-Horror ‘Ringu’ (1998) is the rare type of horror that creeps out of your screen and into your brain, promising frightening sights. Review by Emily Nighman.

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Marilyn Monroe: 3 Career-Defining Performances

Marilyn Monroe: 3 Career-Defining Performances

The performances that defined the career of Marilyn Monroe, one of the most iconic actresses in cinema history. List includes ‘Some Like It Hot’. Written by Emily Nighman.

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