The Farewell

The Farewell – Sundance London Review

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cringe at awkward speeches – The Farewell is like any good family wedding, or any good funeral come to think of it. In her sophomore feature, writer-director Lulu Wang...
The Hustle

The Hustle – Review

A remake of a remake, The Hustle uses its opening credits to set its sights in a different area: the Saturday morning cartoon. Our two leads cartwheel through Hanna Barbera-inspired capers reminiscent of all...
Benjamin 2018

Benjamin – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 21/10/2018. Benjamin is a bleak and hilarious glimpse straight into the mind of Simon Amstell. His insecurities and...
Can You Ever Forgive Me Richard E Grant Melissa Mccarthy

Can You Ever Forgive Me? – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 21/10/2018. While Melissa McCarthy has found name recognition, widespread acclaim and even an Academy Award nomination for...
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Destroyer – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 16/10/2018. You can’t even look at a still of Destroyer without discussing the elephant in the room. Nicole Kidman blows...
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Vice – Review

Art is as much about what you don’t paint as it is about what you do. The negative space, the pregnant pause, silence between the beats – there’s power in the gaps. Vice works best when it explores the...
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The Front Runner – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 15/10/2018. It’s a tough time to talk about America; any film covering politics is drawn into the vortex of the...