The Truth (2019) Review

The Truth (2019) Review

Palme d’Or winning director Hirokazu Koreeda follows up his smash hit ‘Shoplifters’ with ‘The Truth’, his first film made outside of his first language, starring Juliette Binoche and Catherine Deneuve. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Porco Rosso (1992) Review

Porco Rosso (1992) Review

‘Expect an unexpectedly satirical edge’ to Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Porco Rosso’ (1992), a strange diversion from the usual Studio Ghibli output. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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The Invisible Man (2020) Review

The Invisible Man (2020) Review

This is not your great-grandfather’s ‘Invisible Man’, this is Blumhouse and writer-director Leigh Whannell (‘Upgrade’) making the horror film we need right now. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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A Brief History of the Director’s Cut

A Brief History of the Director’s Cut

From the Ridley Scott’s Director’s Cut of ‘Blade Runner’ to Peter Jackson’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ extended editions and right through to the Snyder Cut of ‘Justice League’ – the history of the director’s cut as presented by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Bong Joon-ho Films Ranked

Bong Joon-ho Films Ranked

Bong Joon-ho made history by winning 4 Academy Awards at the 2020 Oscars, but is his Best Picture winner ‘Parasite’ his best film? Find out in this Director Bong special edition of Ranked.

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The Host (2006) Review

The Host (2006) Review

Bong Joon-ho feature ‘The Host’ is not only “a smart and entertaining thriller, but a tender family drama and a rip-roaring comedy.” Sam Sewell-Peterson’s review.

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1917 (2019) Review

1917 (2019) Review

It’s rare to see a film about World War I, but Sam Mendes’ ‘1917’, photographed by Roger Deakins, becomes a pretty fine example of the sub-genre according to Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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10 Directors with 3 or More Great Films from the 2010s

10 Directors with 3 or More Great Films from the 2010s

10 of the most impressively prolific directors of the 2010s, listed in alphabetical order by Sam Sewell-Peterson. If you watch the work of 10 filmmakers from this past decade, these should be the ones.

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Knives Out (2019) Review

Knives Out (2019) Review

‘Knives Out’ (2019), a modern whodunnit from ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson, starring an ensemble headlined by Daniel Craig, as reviewed by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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