Noah Cohen-Greenberg celebrates four standout comedy shows that shine during dull times in this wonderfully on-the-nose review.
Jess Steadman reviews the latest film adaptation of the musical Hamilton as part of the Blue’s ‘Beyond the Frame’ series, and explores what we gain – and what we lose – in the translation of stage productions to the screen.
Ellen Pasternack’s take on the newest David Attenborough series, ‘A perfect planet.’
Ollie Nicholls reviews ‘The Dig’: a story of a remarkable discovery in the sleepy Suffolk countryside on the eve of World War Two.
Lily Down reflects on director Glendyn Ivin’s 2020 ‘Penguin Bloom,’ just released on Netflix, and explores where the film overlaps with her own family memories.
In her weekly column, Martha Wilson examines the heartwarming display of boyhood friendshhip in Rob Reiner’s classic film Stand By Me.
In this review, Katie Kirkpatrick tells us why this fast-paced, witty, and relatable drama is a welcome addition to the streaming service.
Leona Crawford reviews Bob Fosse’s 1972 Cabaret as part of the Blue’s ‘Beyond the Frame’ adaptation series, exploring how his camera can bring us even closer to the seedy glamour of the Berlin underworld than the stage original.
It isn’t, can’t and will never be a BAFTA winner, but it’s not trying to be. It’s a wonderful piece of entertainment for young and old, and it deserves a watch whether on a nostalgia trip or for the first time. M.I. High is the definitive escapist childhood spy fantasy, realised before your very eyes on the laptop screen.
Francesca Duke reviews August Strindberg’s heady existentialist drama, and takes a closer look at whether its reimagined setting is entirely successful.