Nope (2022) Review

Nope (2022) Review

Jordan Peele follows ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’ with 2022 sci-fi ‘Nope’, starring Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Steven Yeun, a film that may prove he’s the next Spielberg. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Ex Machina (2014) Review

Ex Machina (2014) Review

Alex Garland’s directorial debut ‘Ex Machina’ (2014) is a film that becomes richer and more enthralling upon multiple viewings and through intense debate. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Eternals (2021) Review

Eternals (2021) Review

Oscar-winning director Chloé Zhao directs Marvel Phase Four entry ‘Eternals’, bringing real stakes and a deeper sense of existentialism to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Review by Mark Carnochan.

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‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ at 50 – Review

‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ at 50 – Review

50 years since Willy Wonka asked “if you want to view paradise” and still it resonates as a feat of “pure imagination”. Scott Z. Walkinshaw reviews.

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‘Fargo’ at 25 – Review

‘Fargo’ at 25 – Review

25 years removed from the release of the Coen Brothers’ iconic black comedy crime film ‘Fargo’, starring Frances McDormand, the 1996 release remains razor-sharp. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Review

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Review

Wes Anderson is close to his best for his work on 2012 ensemble coming-of-age hit ‘Moonrise Kingdom’, starring Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Frances McDormand and more. Christopher Connor reviews.

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Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) Review

Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) Review

Roald Dahl’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” is adapted via stop-motion animation for the screen by Wes Anderson, in this ensemble film led by George Clooney and Meryl Streep. Christopher Connor reviews.

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Mank (2020) Review

Mank (2020) Review

David Fincher adapts his father’s script for 2020 Netflix Original film ‘Mank’, about Herman J Mankiewicz, the screenwriter behind ‘Citizen Kane’, played here by Gary Oldman. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Get Out (2017) Review

Get Out (2017) Review

2017 horror mega-hit ‘Get Out’, from screenwriter-director Jordan Peele and starring Daniel Kaluuya, “is an exceptional display of exemplary directing, scoring and writing”. Darcy Rae reviews.

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Nomadland (2020) BFI LFF Review

Nomadland (2020) BFI LFF Review

“The Journey is one hell of a trip” in Chloé Zhao’s immersive road movie ‘Nomadland’ (2020), featuring arguably the most complex and versatile performance of Frances McDormand’s career. Leoni Horton reviews.

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