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‘Ray And Liz’ Review: Dir. Richard Billingham (2019)

Ray and Liz review: Richard Billingham steps effortlessly from great photography into the realm of great cinema, once again rendering beauty to his own...

‘Escape Room’ Review: Dir. Adam Robitel (2019)

Escape Room review: We have been here before. A collection of diverse strangers - or walking character tropes - that find themselves stuck together...

Five Leading Performances The Academy Missed This Year

With every freshly delivered batch of Oscar nominations comes, inevitably, equal and opposite waves of joy and despair. Joy - for those lucky enough...

‘Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle’ Review: Dir. Andy Serkis (2018)

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Review: Andy Serkis calls forth a mesmerising, if muddled spectacle in service of Kipling’s original vision. Forgive Mowgli for its late...

‘Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle’ – Andy Serkis & His...

Actor-turned-Director Andy Serkis may have more in common with the hero of his incoming Jungle Book adaption than he might assume. Mowgli: Legend of the...

‘The Grinch’ Review: Dirs. Yarrow Cheney & Scott Mosier (2018)

The Grinch review: Eighteen years since the last adaption, Christmas joy and holiday shenanigans (with a few contemporary twists) are brewing once more in...

‘Bad Times At The El Royale’ Review: Dir. Drew Goddard (2018)

Bad Times at the El Royale review: Drew Goddard checks in as one of the most exciting filmmakers of the year with this little...

‘The Wife’ Review: Dir. Bjorn L. Runge (2018)

The Wife review: Somewhere near the start of Bjorn L. Runge’s and screenwriter Jane Anderson’s adaption of the original Meg Wolitzer novel, we come...

TIFF 2018: ‘Working Woman’ Review: Dir. Michal Aviad (2018)

Working Woman review: A detailed and terrifying effigy to the realities many women face. Working Woman review Orna is full of life and optimism at...

TIFF 2018: ‘Jirga’ Review: Dir. Benjamin Gilmour (2018)

Jirga review: Writer-director Benjamin Gilmour’s second film gets up close and personal with the intricate wounds left behind by war. Jirga review It was no...