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.
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 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.
Bahar Ganjvar reviews Z, a gripping Algerian-French political thriller set in Greece, and looks at why it is still relevant now, over 50 years after its original release.
A whistle-stop tour through Hugh Grant’s career by the wonderfully funny Jade Calder.
Jaya Rana scrutinises Love Actually, Richard Curtis’ Christmas classic, with 2020 perspective.
Yexuan Zhu reviews William Wyler’s 1953 film, Roman Holiday, and tells us why we should revisit this black-and-white classic.
Thang Tu’s irreverent review of The Princess Switch 2: Switched Again.