Reviews

Let The Sunshine In

There are moments in filmgoing when you know unmistakably that something is nestling its way into your personal pantheon: this is how I feel about Juliette Binoche’s performance in Let The Sunshine In, the latest from the superb Claire Denis....

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...

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...

Isle of Dogs

Isles of Dogs is a love letter to man’s best friend. Revisiting the techniques used in Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Wes Anderson has created a handmade feast of intelligent and dynamic stop-motion animation. The film is set in a dystopian Japan after...

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