‘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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‘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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‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at 25 – Review

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at 25 – Review

25 years removed from the release of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’, the Disney Animation remains “among the most satisfying and lasting movies of the Disney Renaissance”. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Wings (1927) Review

Wings (1927) Review

‘Wings’ (1927) is, for better or for worse, the first ever winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture. Close to 100 years later, its issues and triumphs are more evident than ever. Review by Kieran Judge.

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‘Spy Kids’ at 20 – Review

‘Spy Kids’ at 20 – Review

A staple of millennial and Gen Z childhood culture, Robert Rodriguez’s family spy film ‘Spy Kids’ (2001) is 20 years old, and not quite the masterpiece we remember. Darcy Rae reviews.

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Godzilla (2014) Review

Godzilla (2014) Review

Warner Bros’ 2014 remake of ‘Godzilla’, from director Gareth Edwards and starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, doesn’t quite live up to its potential. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Review

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Review

Is 2014’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Wes Anderson’s finest hour as an auteur? Ralph Fiennes and Tony Revolori star at the head of an ensemble cast. Reviewed by Christopher Connor.

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She’s the Man (2006) – 15th Anniversary Review

She’s the Man (2006) – 15th Anniversary Review

Perhaps we didn’t all grow up to be Shakespearean scholars, but ‘She’s the Man’ is still terrific gender-bending fun. Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum star in ‘She’s the Man’, now 15 years old. Leoni Horton reviews.

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