Film

Scream for me Sarajevo

Tarik Hodžić captures one of those rare moments when human spirit shines through in a time of unimaginable horror. Scream for me Sarajevo documents how rock superstar Bruce Dickinson – frontman of Iron Maiden – was convinced to play a...

A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place is a revelatory reflection on just how terrifying silence can be. This new sci-fi thriller written by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, with help from director John Krasinski, sets the viewers on a mission to actively participate in the...

120 BPM

120 BPM is a film full of life, in all of its glories and despondencies. It follows the progress of the Paris chapter of the HIV/AIDS activist group ACT UP during the 1990s. The protests that the members enact are punchy and lively; they disrupt...

Cult Column: The Princess Diaries (2001)

On 21 December 2001, an icon was born in the form of Anne Hathaway’s Mia Thermopolis, the unlikely princess of Genovia. Two months after the death of her father and at the age of 15, Mia is experiencing the awkward stage of puberty, which to my...

Ready Player One

Spectacle for the sake of spectacle has become an all-too-common problem for contemporary Hollywood. Cohesive narrative and characterisation can often get lost in the maze of technological showmanship. Unfortunately, Ready Player One is a film that...

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