Dune, Denis Villeneuve’s much anticipated adaptation of the sci-fi classic by Frank Herbert is released this week and it is … [ Read More ]
Back into Action In Hitmen: Reloaded, the series two follow up to 2020’s Hitmen, Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc return … [ Read More ]
Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham are brilliant in this searing drama of the betrayal of care homes during the pandemic.
Based on the novel of the same name by Ian McGuire, The North Water is an impressive See Saw production, … [ Read More ]
From Anne Zohra Berrached, Copilot depicts the semi-imagined life of United-93 hijacker and Al-Qaeda member Ziad Jarrah (anglicised as Saeed in the … [ Read More ]
Christopher Nolan’s much anticipated futuristic thriller hits cinemas. Laurence Green weighs up whether it is worth the admission fee.
It’s been a rocky period for Netflix. As the streaming market becomes increasingly saturated and growth slows, the company must … [ Read More ]
Everyone loves a poker scene. They’re the perfect setting for either high drama or hilarity, depending on the programme, and … [ Read More ]
Don’t be fooled by the title as Suhaib Gasmelbari’s debut feature Talking About Trees (ICA) has nothing to do with … [ Read More ]
A sensuous, dream-like study of lazy memory, lost time and flight is provided by Bi Gan in his hypnotic and … [ Read More ]
Fictional vampires tend to reflect the politics of the times that produce them: “Because they are always changing, their appeal … [ Read More ]
Social commentary is combined with a sense of the supernatural in Mati Diop’s acclaimed debut feature Atlantics (ICA) which is … [ Read More ]
A devastating portrait of marital breakdown is provided by Noah (The Squid and the Whale) Baumbach in his most personal … [ Read More ]
The countryside is scary, right? All those dead-eyed sheep staring at you. The skeletal outlines of winter trees engulfed by … [ Read More ]
The psychological cost of total war is explored with great insight in Katemir Balagov’s award-winning second feature Beanpole (ICA cinema), … [ Read More ]
• This review contains spoilers The Day Shall Come by Chris Morris, the creator of satirical documentary series Brass Eye, … [ Read More ]
I have long been a fan of the late great poet/singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen so I was looking forward to seeing … [ Read More ]
This wartime film has some strange oddities that make stand out from many others, but many other elements that give … [ Read More ]
In the penultimate episode of the series, we witness the invention of the bounce stabiliser, listen to delicious dust, and … [ Read More ]
Warning: contains spoilers Time flies, as they say, but sometimes not in the direction we would wish. That is very … [ Read More ]
This week we come across the power of ice, flashbacks in sand, and the most unlikely cheat in the history … [ Read More ]
Picking worthy targets maybe, however the writing isn’t funny or original enough for the programme to feel worthwhile.
This week’s Taskmaster has been marked with a touch of sadness following recent news concerning Paul Sinha.
Surprise eviction of two Islanders from the least compatible couples saw Joe Garratt and Elma Pazar leave Love Island and … [ Read More ]