‘The Cabin in the Woods’ at 10 – Review

‘The Cabin in the Woods’ at 10 – Review

10 years on from the UK release of ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ (2011/12), Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon’s self-aware horror doesn’t hit like it used to. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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‘The Godfather’ at 50 – Review

‘The Godfather’ at 50 – Review

50 years since the release of Francis Ford Coppola’s eponymous gangster film ‘The Godfather’, it maintains its position as one of the greatest American films of all time. Jacob Davis reviews.

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‘Wayne’s World’ at 30 – Review

‘Wayne’s World’ at 30 – Review

Wayne Campbell went from Saturday Night Live to the big screen 30 years ago, Mike Myers starring and co-writing ‘Wayne’s World’ (1992). Retrospective review by Jamie Garwood.

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‘Cabaret’ at 50 – Review

‘Cabaret’ at 50 – Review

At fifty years of age, Bob Fosse’s Oscar-winning film adaptation of ‘Cabaret’, starring Liza Minnelli, remains the benchmark for grounded movie musicals. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ at 15 – Review

‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ at 15 – Review

Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar-nominated fantasy movie ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ at 15 – the critically acclaimed 2007 fantasy release re-evaluated. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at 75 – Review

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at 75 – Review

75 years after its release, Frank Capra’s Christmas fable ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ (1946) still connects with those who sacrifice so much of themselves to the greater good. Katie Doyle reviews.

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Elf (2003) Review

Elf (2003) Review

‘Elf’ (2003) is “one of the most perfect examples of a timeless Christmas classic”, in no small part due to the work of director Jon Favreau and breakout star Will Ferrell. Elisabetta Pulcini reviews.

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‘Hell or High Water’ at 5 – Review

‘Hell or High Water’ at 5 – Review

‘Hell or High Water’, from screenwriter Taylor Sheridan and director David Mackenzie, starring Chris Pratt and Ben Foster, remains gripping and character-rich 5 years on from its release. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Starsky and Hutch (2004) Review

Starsky and Hutch (2004) Review

The ‘Starsky & Hutch’ movie reboot tried to offer nostalgia and fan service, as well as attract new fans, and with Todd Phillips at the wheel it made a fine effort. Katie Doyle reviews.

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‘Spirited Away’ at 20 – Review

‘Spirited Away’ at 20 – Review

20 years on from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli releasing ‘Spirited Away’, it remains an incomparable masterpiece of animation and world cinema. Katie Doyle reviews.

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