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Sunday, April 21, 2019

The Critics: The Help

Dir. Tate Taylor The Help by Kathryn Stockett was published in 2009 and has since become a New York Times bestseller. It has now been...

Burton goes back to basics

Grace Card reviews Tim Burton's latest, Frankenweenie

EIFF 2013: Svengali review

Svengali Dir: John Hardwick 5/10 A couple of films at this year’s Edinburgh Film Festival have sought to take a critical look at the ridiculous, shallow, and...

Marvel returns with Black Panther

Black Panther is the eighteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a franchise this year celebrating its tenth anniversary. The film - which sees Chadwick Boseman play T’Challa, the...

The Critics: Senna

Senna Dir. Asif Kapadia So often, a biography attempts to convey the life and spirit of a person through the words of others, a practise that...

Eddie Redmayne tries for his second Oscar

"There is a sense of ambiguity over which of the film's two leads is the titular Danish girl"

The year in film isn’t over yet

Avoid the cold this winter by taking refuge in the cinema and seeing what 2016 still has to offer.

Busted flush: Runner Runner review

A stellar cast can't prevent Brad Furman's poker-themed thriller from feeling like a missed opportunity

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

3 out of 5 Dir. Guy Ritchie Robert Downey Junior returns this month as Howard Stark’s lesser groomed twin Sherlock Holmes in Director Guy Ritchie’s first...

A Stark contrast: Iron Man 3 – review

Alex Harrison takes a close look at the latest - and last? - film in the Iron Man franchise, and explains why Downey Jr batters Bale's Batman at stirring and likable superhero fare.