Birds of Prey (2020) Review

Birds of Prey (2020) Review

Harley Quinn is unleashed from under the Joker’s thumb and teams up with three other lethal ladies of Gotham in Cathy Yan’s ‘Birds of Prey’. Click to read Sophie Butcher’s review in full.

Read More

From ‘Foreign Language’ To ‘International Feature’: Why A Change In Name Isn’t Enough

From ‘Foreign Language’ To ‘International Feature’: Why A Change In Name Isn’t Enough

The Oscars have renamed their ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ category ‘Best International Feature Film’ in the name of inclusivity – but, as Sophie Butcher discusses, this alone is not enough to improve recognition for world cinema.

Read More

‘Joker’ Vs ‘Us’: Their Significance, Similarities – And Why Is One Missing From The Oscar Nominations?

‘Joker’ Vs ‘Us’: Their Significance, Similarities – And Why Is One Missing From The Oscar Nominations?

The Oscar nominations for 2020 are out, and Sophie Butcher has a question – why has ‘Joker’ received so much recognition, and ‘Us’ none at all, despite their similarities? Click here to read in full.

Read More

Bombshell (2020) Review

Bombshell (2020) Review

Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie star in ‘Bombshell’, the dramatisation of the Fox News takedown that came before #MeToo as we know it. Read our review, as written by Sophie Butcher.

Read More

Charlie’s Angels (2019) Review

Charlie’s Angels (2019) Review

“Whilst the tone can be offputting, it doesn’t detract entirely from some enjoyable elements” – Elizabeth Banks’ ‘Charlie’s Angels’, starring Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott, reviewed by Sophie Butcher.

Read More

The Hunger Games Movies Ranked

The Hunger Games Movies Ranked

The Hunger Games movies were a success at both the box office and with critics. But which is the best of the franchise? Sophie Butcher ranks the films that propelled Jennifer Lawrence’s rise to stardom…

Read More

Last Christmas (2019) Review

Last Christmas (2019) Review

Last Christmas (2019) is the George Michael-inspired, festive romcom written by Emma Thompson, directed by Paul Feig and starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding. But is it a new Christmas classic? Sophie Butcher reviews…

Read More

Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Review

Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Review

Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), from director Ruben Fleischer and starring Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin and Emma Stone, is too self-congratulatory. Sophie Butcher reviews…

Read More

The Souvenir (2019) Review

The Souvenir (2019) Review

While “at times you struggle to understand what makes these characters worth your attention”, “you’ll find yourself more invested than you realised you could be”. Sophie Butcher of The Cine Blog reviews Joanna Hogg drama ‘The Souvenir’.

Read More