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Exclusive Review of Ian Samuel’s ‘Sierra Burgess is a Big Loser’.

Sierra Burgess is a self-love rom-com romp… Sierra Burgess is a Big Loser sees the eponymous teenager falling in love via text with a jock from another school called James. The catch to […]

Nordic gallows humour shines in bleak Under the Tree

Under the Tree is the third feature film from Icelandic writer and director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Within it, frigid relationships brood and bubble into acts of aggression and violence with a typical Nordic minimalism and […]

Heathers: teenage murder-comedy turns 30

Michael Lehmann’s cult dark-comedy Heathers is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a re-mastered re-release in UK cinemas. And with this comes the opportunity to have another look at the film that cemented both Winona Ryder […]

The Best Films of 2018 (So Far…)

August is upon us, now is probably as fitting a time as ever to have a look back at the films that have come out in the UK in 2018 […]

The Worst Films of 2018 (So Far…)

August is upon us, now is probably as fitting a time as ever to have a look back at the films that have come out in the UK in 2018 […]

Less of a blast than its predecessor, but not quite a bomb – Sicario 2

Sicario was perhaps one of the best films of 2015 – receiving critical and public praise and a slew of Oscar nominations. Screenwriter Taylor Sheridan has since continued his successful career in Hollywood with […]

Incredibles 2: A Solid Return for America’s Greatest Super Family

Pixar’s output this last decade has been largely focused on sequelization, perhaps the most anticipated is the follow up to Brad Bird’s The Incredibles (2004). It’s arguably one of the best superhero stories put […]

Breaking In: A Tired Re-Tread of The Home Invasion

After V for Vendetta was a hit with critics and audiences, one would think that director James McTeigue was destined to have a strong career. Alas, it appears that he […]

Molly Ringwald, The Breakfast Club and problematic art

‘How are we meant to feel about art that we both love and oppose?’ The problem with everyone’s favourite John Hughes classic in the age of #MeToo The Breakfast Club […]