Film & TV

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

Saint Maud review
Saint Maud review – Gothic British horror makes for a strong directorial debut from Rose Glass

Rose Glass’ debut is an uneasy ride through religion, mystery and gore.

Supernova film review
London Film Festival 2020: Supernova review – a moving film about the human condition

This UK road-trip has a lot of dark material, but handles it with dignity.

Undine review
London Film Festival 2020: Undine review – an inconsistent but truly beautiful production

This French-German co-production won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, but it sure looks good.

Shirley film review
London Film Festival 2020: Shirley review – plenty of talent, but this tale still feels hollow

This tale from history could have been truly memorable, but falls short of the mark.

Mangrove review 2020
London Film Festival 2020: Mangrove review – a reminder that Britain is great when it embraces other cultures

McQueen’s film shows just how much other cultures can enrich Britain when it embraces them.

Farewell Amor review 2020
London Film Festival 2020: Farewell Amor review – great central performances and direction create a heartfelt family drama

Excellent direction and a standout performance by Lawson makes this a must-see.

Relic film review 2020
London Film Festival 2020: Relic review – an incredibly confident and terrifying directorial debut

Natalie Erika James delivers a brilliant horror future classic.

Siberia film review 2020
London Film Festival 2020: Siberia review – a truly weird journey, but one worth taking

If you can keep up, Willem Dafoe’s latest is a fun ride.