Author Archives: Sam Sewell-Peterson

About Sam Sewell-Peterson

I'm not paid to write about film - I do it because I love it. Favourites include Bong Joon-ho, Danny Boyle, the Coen Brothers, Nicolas Winding Refn, Steven Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro, Taika Waititi and Edgar Wright. All reviews and articles are original works owned by me. They represent one man's opinion, and I'm more than happy to engage in civilised debate if you disagree.

Marriage Story (2019) Review

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Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Review

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Tokyo Godfathers (2003) Review

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Review in Brief: Booksmart (2019)

BOOKSMART is the funniest film of the year, no contest. The sheer rate at which the gags arrive will shatter your defences, the breezy energy and easy charm of the leads will win you over. It’s great, and staggeringly rare … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: I Lost My Body (2019)

What an achingly beautiful, melancholy animation about memory and mistakes this is. I LOST MY BODY has more honesty and imagination and wit than most films of 2019, and it does it all in about 80 minutes. We get a … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Dolemite is My Name (2019)

With DOLEMITE IS MY NAME, Eddie Murphy gets his mojo back. In this colourful biopic, we see that Rudy Ray Moore (Murphy) was born in the wrong era for his style of performance: “Vaudeville is dead. I don’t need an … Continue reading

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Knives Out (2019) Review

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Review in Brief: The Great Hack (2019)

Conceptually, theoretically, THE GREAT HACK is essential viewing for everyone who uses social media. The big question presented at the top is “How did the dream of a connected world tear us apart?”. I found it very irritating that they … Continue reading

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Review: Jojo Rabbit (2019)

There was no way I was expecting JOJO RABBIT to be this sweet. It’s a film with a massive heart, and a massive heart is what’s needed to fight Nazis. To borrow Spider-Man Noir’s self-descriptor, Taika Waititi likes fighting Nazis, … Continue reading

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Every James Bond 007 Movie Ranked

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