Category Archives: Film Review

Review in Brief: Scream (2022)

Re-quels (reboot/sequel hybrids) are the flavour of the month in Hollywood and they vary wildly in execution. SCREAM is on the upper end of the scale, with a killer (pun intended) first half and just the right amount of fanservice … Continue reading

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Licorice Pizza (2021) Review

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‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ at 15 – Review

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Titane (2021) Review

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Review in Brief: Petite Maman (2021)

Céline Sciama’s latest film PETITE MAMAN is an absolute delight, a gentle little exploration of family, friendship and grief. Ever wondered if you’d get along with your parents if you could meet them when they were children? Young Nelly gets … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: The Matrix Resurrections (2021)

Well this is about as good as a really meta belated follow-up to THE MATRIX was ever going to be, which given Lana Wachowski’s return to direct the project means, pretty damn good. Decades after the events of the Matrix … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: The Souvenir: Part II (2021)

Not many indie films get sequels, but Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical drama following grieving film student Julie (Honor Swinton Byrne) was a story that demanded continuation. It’s a compelling tale that will make a profound emotional connection with many, and many … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Despite a few laboured franchise references and a script that’s not always firing on all cylinders, SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME serves as a crowd-pleasing and fittingly ambitious third part of the Jon Watts/Tom Holland trilogy. Peter’s (Holland) secret identity has … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Limbo (2020/21)

Black comic immigration drama LIMBO couldn’t have a better backdrop than the Outer Hebrides in Scotland, literally removing displaced people from the rest of the world and placing them in a state of purgatory. Syrian musician Omar (Amir El-Masry) and … Continue reading

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West Side Story (2021) Review

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