Madame Web (2024) Review

Madame Web (2024) Review

Sony Spider-Man spin-off ‘Madame Web’, directed by S.J. Clarkson and starring Dakota Johnson, is messy but consistently entertaining. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Alexander Payne Films Ranked

Alexander Payne Films Ranked

All 8 feature films from acclaimed filmmaker Alexander Payne ranked, from ‘Citizen Ruth’ to ‘The Holdovers’ via ‘Election’, ‘About Schmidt’ and ‘Nebraska’. Article by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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‘Blazing Saddles’ at 50 – Review

‘Blazing Saddles’ at 50 – Review

It’s still OK to laugh at Mel Brooks’ Western spoof comedy ‘Blazing Saddles’ starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, even 50 years on from its release. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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The Holdovers (2023) Review

The Holdovers (2023) Review

Paul Giamatti, Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Dominic Sessa anchor Alexander Payne’s human drama ‘The Holdovers’, a multi-time Oscar nominee in 2024. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Song Kang-ho: 3 Career-Defining Performances

Song Kang-ho: 3 Career-Defining Performances

The 3 career-defining performances of acclaimed South Korean actor Song Kang-ho, a frequent collaborator of Park Chan-wook and Bong Joon-ho. Article by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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The Boy and the Heron (2023) Review

The Boy and the Heron (2023) Review

‘The Boy and the Heron’, thought to be the final film from Hayao Miyazaki, is up there with the best that Studio Ghibli has ever made. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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23 Most Popular Articles 2023

23 Most Popular Articles 2023

Our reading list of the 23 most popular articles published to thefilmagazine.com in the year 2023, as chosen by clicks from you the readers.

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2023 Superhero Movies Ranked

2023 Superhero Movies Ranked

Every superhero movie released in 2023, from ‘Shazam 2’ to ‘Aquaman 2’ via ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’, ‘The Flash’ and beyond, ranked from worst to best. List by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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10 Best Films 2023: Sam Sewell-Peterson

10 Best Films 2023: Sam Sewell-Peterson

Memorable blockbusters, films from distinct filmmakers, and movies representing under-represented communities, combine as the 10 best films of 2023 according to Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Godzilla Minus One (2023) Review

Godzilla Minus One (2023) Review

Takashi Yamakazi’s ‘Godzilla Minus One’ aka ‘Gojira -1.0’ (2023) has a very strong claim to being the best kaiju movie in 70 years. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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