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...
After Love

After Love – LFF 2020 Review

Writer-director Aleem Khan’s feature debut focuses on Mary (Joanna Scanlan), a woman who discovers that her husband has a secret life just days after his sudden and unexpected death. She stares across the...
Wildfire

Wildfire – LFF 2020 Review

Wildfire bursts onto the screen with Kelly (the late Nika McGuigan) returning home a year after being reported as missing; her sister, Lauren (Nora-Jane Noone), overwhelmed to see her once again. Instantly it...
Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth

Supernova – LFF 2020 Review

Director Harry Macqueen’s second feature explores the well-trodden theme of terminal illness through the eyes of two people in a relationship. While Supernova certainly has little originality in regards to...
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...
A Secret Love

A Secret Love – Review

Originally lined up to premiere at this year’s now cancelled SXSW, Netflix have stepped in to release Chris Bolan’s documentary A Secret Love. With Jason Blum onboard as executive producer and Ryan Murphy...
Tigertail

Tigertail – Review

Best known as co-creator of Master of None, Alan Yang brings the deeply personal story of his family’s history to Netflix. Tigertail tells the story of Pin-Jui, a poor Taiwanese factory worker who embarks on...