Wildfire

Wildfire – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Wildfire bursts onto the screen with Kelly (the late Nika McGuigan) returning home a year after being reported...
Jean Dujardin

Deerskin – Review

Tearing through its meagre 77-minute runtime, Deerskin wastes no time on plot set-up. It becomes quickly apparent that the storyline simply consists of: man buys deerskin jacket, man believes deerskin jacket...
Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth

Supernova – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Director Harry Macqueen’s second feature explores the well-trodden theme of terminal illness through the...
After Love

After Love – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Writer-director Aleem Khan’s feature debut focuses on Mary (Joanna Scanlan), a woman who discovers that her...
Wild Mountain Thyme (1)

Wild Mountain Thyme – Review

Two childhood sweethearts (Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan) who have never quite managed to express their love for one another find themselves mixed up in a dispute over their families’ farmland. That is...
Red Moon Tide

Red Moon Tide – Review

While we await the reopening of cinemas across the UK, MUBI are currently releasing some of the most interesting new films for home viewing. New to the platform is Red Moon Tide, Lois Patiño’s...
Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer

Thunder Force – Review

Another week, another Netflix original. With the average and distinctly below-average features mounting up for the streaming service, Thunder Force is yet another total misstep to add to the pile. This time we...
Maurice Broomfield

My Father and Me – Review

A veteran documentarian whose career started in the early ‘70s, Nick Broomfield’s best known work includes Kurt & Courtney, Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer, and Whitney: Can I Be Me. His...
Anne Hathaway in The Witches

The Witches – Review

30 years after Nicolas Roeg’s terrifying take on The Witches comes Robert Zemeckis’ 2020 version. With the 1990 version still much-loved (and much-feared), Zemeckis had quite a hurdle to get over, and...
Lily James and Armie Hammer

Rebecca – Review

“I don’t believe in ghosts” declares Lily James, as her Mrs. de Winter sets off for a new life in Manderley. And yet this is a film undeniably haunted by the looming spectre of Hitchcock’s 1940 Best...
How To Build A Girl

How to Build a Girl – Review

Woman-of-the-moment Beanie Feldstein helms this adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s wickedly funny book How to Build a Girl, sadly arriving in the UK with very little fanfare after a delayed release. Feldstein...