The French Dispatch (2021) Review

The French Dispatch (2021) Review

Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ (2021) is a wildly inventive ode to print journalism and French culture, with hints of Truffaut. Chalamet, Ronan, Wilson and more star. Christopher Connor reviews.

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Isle of Dogs (2018) Review

Isle of Dogs (2018) Review

2018 stop motion animation ‘Isle of Dogs’ is a loving ode to dog-kind from famed contemporary auteur Wes Anderson, and features an all-star cast. Christopher Connor reviews.

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Prone to Bouts of Mania, Narcissism and Power Failure: Watching High-Rise and Snowpiercer in 2021

Prone to Bouts of Mania, Narcissism and Power Failure: Watching High-Rise and Snowpiercer in 2021

With hindsight and terrifying changes in the real world, Ben Wheatley’s ‘High-Rise’ and Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Snowpiercer’ have been given new power and relevance as socially conscious art. Essay by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Where to Start with Bong Joon-ho

Where to Start with Bong Joon-ho

Director Bong Joon-ho made history at the Oscars as the first filmmaker to win Best Picture with a film outside of the English language. Discover where to start with this modern auteur’s filmography in this guide.

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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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Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Review

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Review

Wes Anderson is close to his best for his work on 2012 ensemble coming-of-age hit ‘Moonrise Kingdom’, starring Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Frances McDormand and more. Christopher Connor reviews.

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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’.

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The Dead Don’t Die (2019) Review

The Dead Don’t Die (2019) Review

Bill Murray and Adam Driver star in the latest movie from Jim Jarmusch, a zombie survival movie titled ‘The Dead Don’t Die’. Joseph Wade reviews.

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Top 10 Contemporary Rom-Com Ensembles

Top 10 Contemporary Rom-Com Ensembles

Which rom-coms can boast the best ensemble casts in contemporary cinema? Take a look back in time and through many an era for these, the Top 10 Contemporary Rom-Com Ensembles.

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