Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001) Review

Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001) Review

2001 football Mockumentary ‘Mike Bassett: England Manager’ starring Ricky Tomlinson has some “deliciously witty writing” and is “the perfect cure to World Cup years, be it tears of joy or disappointment”, according to Katie Doyle’s review.

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The Breadwinner (2017) Review

The Breadwinner (2017) Review

2018 Oscar nominee ‘The Breadwinner’ is “a carefully crafted concoction of direction, art and voice-acting [that] squeezes heartbreak, wrath, terror and joy from every frame” according to Katie Doyle’s review of the animated movie.

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A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

In this eye-opening piece of analysis, Katie Doyle takes an in-depth look at ‘The Passion of the Christ’ as a piece of art and a cultural phenomenon, flagging issues regarding discrimination and the movie’s post-9/11 politics.

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Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Terry Gilliam’s ‘Brazil’ and Martin McDonagh’s ‘In Bruges’ are the subject of Katie Doyle’s 3rd piece in her “Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With” series, in which she dissects the morality of each film and their profound effects on her.

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11 The Film Magazine Articles to Read from 2017

11 The Film Magazine Articles to Read from 2017

11 of our favourite articles from the 2017 calendar year including interviews with filmmakers, a feminist critique of a beloved 2017 sci-fi, a film essay and more. Celebrate our very best, here.

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The Dark Crystal and Why 80s Nostalgia Can Be Good

The Dark Crystal and Why 80s Nostalgia Can Be Good

Katie Doyle presents why she feels the reemergence of ‘The Dark Crystal’ via Netflix signifies the positive side of this decade’s 80s nostalgia trip.

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Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ 2.5 – The Miracle Maker

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ 2.5 – The Miracle Maker

I know I have been saying I will publish the third part in this religious/spiritual series for a while now, but they take bloody ages to write. With it being the Easter season though, I’ve been in the mood for all of the religious content I can consume and have been struck with sudden inspiration. So… please enjoy this little appetiser: part 2.5 of the “Movies I’ve Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With” series. Anyone who Read More

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This World We Live In (2017) Short Film Review

This World We Live In (2017) Short Film Review

“It is movies like ‘This World We Live in’ that we need more than ever” according to Katie Doyle in her review of Gage Oxley’s LGBT+ short film about a young man’s battle to uncover his sexuality in an oppressive society.

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