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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One Night in Miami (2020) BFI LFF Review

One Night in Miami (2020) BFI LFF Review

Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown and Cassius Clay converse on matters of race and religion in Regina King’s tenderly crafted feature directorial debut, ‘One Night In Miami’ (2020), reviewed by Leoni Horton.

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Kajillionaire (2020) BFI LFF Review

Kajillionaire (2020) BFI LFF Review

‘Kajillionaire’, from screenwriter-director Miranda July, starring Evan Rachel Wood, Richard Jenkins, Debra Winger and Gina Rodriguez is “entangled in July’s bohemian-style flair”. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Herself (2020) BFI LFF Review

Herself (2020) BFI LFF Review

Herself (2020) Review – “There’s a true beauty in art that showcases the power of people and what can be achieved when we come together, a message that is arguably more important than ever in 2020.” Charlie Gardiner.

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The Assistant (2019/20) Review

The Assistant (2019/20) Review

Kitty Green’s ‘The Assistant’ (2019/2020) “is a stunning piece of work that unflinchingly tells a story of everyday life and everyday abuse in an industry that isn’t changing fast enough.” Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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The Darjeeling Limited (2007) Review

The Darjeeling Limited (2007) Review

By the time of his fifth feature, Wes Anderson had found his feet as an auteur, ‘The Darjeeling Limited’ (2007) becoming one of his best ever according to Sophia Mae Patfield.

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Da 5 Bloods (2020) Review

Da 5 Bloods (2020) Review

“It’s hard to imagine a film more relevant to the past and present being released this year”. Spike Lee’s Netflix Original exploration of PTSD, race and neo-imperialism reviewed by Jacob Davis.

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Host (2020) Review

Host (2020) Review

Rob Savage directed Zoom video call horror film ‘Host’ (2020) takes “a simple, economic concept and expands it into something chillingly lasting”. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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