True Romance (1993) Review

True Romance (1993) Review

The iconic female protagonist steals the show in ‘True Romance’ (1993), the movie about two lovers on the run written by Quentin Tarantino and directed by Tony Scott. Review by Gala Woolley.

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‘Chinatown’ at 50 – Review

‘Chinatown’ at 50 – Review

Jack Nicholson owns every scene in ‘Chinatown’ (1974) which, at fifty years old, is timeless and a near-perfect example of the form. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Looking for Eric (2009) Review

Looking for Eric (2009) Review

Social realist filmmaker Ken Loach turns to comedy for his 2009 football-adjacent film ‘Looking for Eric’, a memorable version of a recognisable story starring Eric Cantona. Review by Martha Lane.

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Watch the Lights (2024) Review

Watch the Lights (2024) Review

Alex Ayre’s NORTH Wrestling documentary ‘Watch the Lights’ (2024), about NORTH’s journey to its biggest ever show, captures a special feeling. It belongs on your watchlist. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Bad Boys: Ride or Die (2024) Review

Bad Boys: Ride or Die (2024) Review

The fourth Bad Boys movie, ‘Bad Boys: Ride or Die’ (2024), starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, is a “check your brains in at the door” good film with enjoyable aspects. Review by Kieran Judge.

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Hit Man (2024) Review

Hit Man (2024) Review

Richard Linklater film ‘Hit Man’, starring Glen Powell, based on a true story, is a riotous time and equally philosophical, a great symbol of the Summer of Glen. Review by Rehana Nurmahi.

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The Watchers (2024) Review

The Watchers (2024) Review

Ishana Night Shyamalan thriller ‘The Watchers’ (2024), starring Dakota Fanning, strips the original story of everything that made it compelling. Review by Margaret Roarty.

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Arcadian (2024) Review

Arcadian (2024) Review

‘Arcadian’, the new horror film from Benjamin Brewer starring Nicolas Cage, is two films – half wonderful, tight and controlled, the rest wasted potential. Review by Kieran Judge.

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‘Speed’ at 30 – Review

‘Speed’ at 30 – Review

Jan de Bont’s iconic action movie ‘Speed’, starring Keanu Reeves in one of the roles that made him an action star, serves as a reminder of what makes a movie unforgettable. Review by Margaret Roarty.

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‘The Crow’ at 30 – Review

‘The Crow’ at 30 – Review

Alex Proyas film ‘The Crow’ is shaped by the death of lead actor Brandon Lee, but remains one of the most visually striking and deep comic book movies ever made. Review by Margaret Roarty.

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