Freddie Hull reviews Netflix’s controversial documentary film ‘Seaspiracy’, looking at both its cinematic approach and the issues it raises.
Oscar Jelley explores the themes present in Ildikó Enyedi’s 1989 film “My 20th Century”.
Ben Holden looks at the cinematic trope of Chekhov’s Gun and explains his love for Edgar Wright’s ‘Hot Fuzz’.
Chris Jones reviews three films on show at the BFI Flare London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival.
Tariq Sinnetamby reviews Capone (2020), exploring whether Josh Trank’s new take on the classic story pays off.
I have reached new levels of pretension. I am now writing on a black and white silent Japanese film from 1932. I’m literally the fucking worst. But also, I’m the absolute best. Have you seen I Was Born, But…? Didn’t think so, philistine. Translating myself, I am now writing on a genuinely wonderful film. The Read More…
Holly Bostock reviews the German comedy genre, exploring the humorous elements that are overlooked or misunderstood by British audiences.
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.