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Rocks – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2019 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. If you’re going to make a movie about modern youth, you have to consult with modern youth. Too many films...
Devil All The Time

The Devil All the Time – Review

American epics often weave their stories through the decades, bolstered by a cast of characters who run the length and breadth of the morality spectrum, making their way through a world that’s changing...
Monsoon

Monsoon – Review

Reconnecting with your childhood home is an emotionally turbulent experience, but all of these feelings within Hong Khaou’s Monsoon are expressed in moments of profound quiet. The first half-hour of the film...
Bill And Ted

Bill & Ted Face the Music – Review

Thirty-one years after their first Excellent Adventure (and twenty-nine since the critically mixed Bogus Journey), Bill and Ted are back – and contrary to predictions, Wyld Stallyns have not yet written the...
Hurt By Paradise

Hurt By Paradise – Review

At first glance, Greta Bellamacina’s debut feature seems a London version of Frances Ha, as two women navigate their friendship and the odd jobs that keep their artistic aspirations afloat. However, Hurt By...
Say Your Prayers Resized

Say Your Prayers – Review

There's a whiff of nostalgia from Harry Michell's black comedy about Christian assassins on the rampage, and it's mostly the better for it. Its decidedly British feel - hints of Clockwise and Nuns on the Run -...
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Summerland – Review

Directing duo Lankyboy present Summerland, a film about three friends, Bray (Chris Ball), Oliver (Rory J. Super) and Oliver’s girlfriend, Stacey (Maddie Phillips) who embark on an adventurous road trip to...
Enola Holmes and Eudoria

Enola Holmes – Review

On her sixteenth birthday, Enola (Millie Bobby Brown) has her life upturned when her mother and mentor (Helena Bonham Carter) disappears, leaving her at the mercy of the misanthropic Mycroft (Sam Claflin,...
unfamiliar

The Unfamiliar – Review

In British horror The Unfamiliar, Army doctor Izzy (Jemima West) returns from war bearing battle scars. Her home and family seem not quite right, with spooky events beginning within minutes. The film’s...
Cuties

Cuties – Review

Adolescence is a time few want to relive, but its inherent dichotomies are inexhaustible fodder for cinema. Cuties, Maïmouna Doucouré’s debut, evokes Céline Sciamma’s vision of youth in Water Lilies and...
Our Ladies

Our Ladies – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2019 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. It's taken 20 years for Michael Caton-Jones to bring his adaptation of Alan Warner's novel The Sopranos to the...