Film & TV

Stories from the big screen, and in-depth analysis of the world of cinema.

Ammonite review
London Film Festival 2020: Ammonite review – strong turns from Winslet and Ronan, but a story that falls short

Strong performances by Winslet and Ronan are let down by a film that never really tells its story.

Possessor film review
London Film Festival 2020: Possessor review – a visually brilliant, visceral tale of identity

Brandon Cronenberg’s horror is a visual feast, and a brutal gore-fest.

Limbo film review 2020
London Film Festival 2020: Limbo review – an urgent and honest story about immigration

Sharrock’s tale is a frank look at an issue that dominates modern discourse.

Wolfwalkers review
London Film Festival 2020: Wolfwalkers review – a strong, beautiful animated tale

This animation brings a lot of themes and a great story to life.

Another round film review
London Film Festival 2020: Another Round review – an interesting film about drinking and its place in society

Mads Mikkelsen delivers a perfectly balanced performance in this film about moderation.

Rose A Love Story review
London Film Festival 2020: Rose – A Love Story review – a vampiric tale with layers of meaning

Jennifer Sheridan’s tale is about much more than just bloodsucking.

Cicada film review
London Film Festival 2020: Cicada review – realistic portrayals of love make for a touching, funny film

Subtlety and realism bring this story of love — and the things around it — to life.

One Night In Miami review
London Film Festival 2020: One Night in Miami review – a strong cast perfectly captures a moment in history

Legends from history are given a strong portrayal in Regina King’s film.