The Power of the Dog (2021) LFF Review

The Power of the Dog (2021) LFF Review

Benedict Cumberbatch leads an ensemble cast in 2021 Jane Campion western ‘The Power of the Dog’, an unyielding exploration of masculinity against the backdrop of the old west. Leoni Horton reviews.

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‘Hell or High Water’ at 5 – Review

‘Hell or High Water’ at 5 – Review

‘Hell or High Water’, from screenwriter Taylor Sheridan and director David Mackenzie, starring Chris Pratt and Ben Foster, remains gripping and character-rich 5 years on from its release. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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News of the World (2021) Review

News of the World (2021) Review

‘News of the World’ (2021), from Bourne Series director Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks, nominated for 4 Oscars including cinematography, is “two hours well spent”, but little more. Kieran Judge reviews.

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For Only A Fistful Of Dollars – How A Low Budget Western Reinvented the Hollywood Hero

For Only A Fistful Of Dollars – How A Low Budget Western Reinvented the Hollywood Hero

The Sergio Leone directed Spaghetti Western ‘A Fistful of Dollars’ left an indelible mark on the film industry in a lot of ways, but how it reshaped the male hero may be its biggest. Article by Stephen Vega.

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True History of the Kelly Gang (2019) Review

True History of the Kelly Gang (2019) Review

Justin Kurzel (Macbeth; Assassin’s Creed) takes on the legend of Ned Kelly in his Western turned punk performance piece starring ‘1917’ star George MacKay. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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The Hateful Eight (2015) Review

The Hateful Eight (2015) Review

Quentin Tarantino’s eighth feature, ‘The Hateful Eight’ (2015), has been ranked on our 24 point scale in this review by Kat Lawson.

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