• The Hustle Review

    Friday, May 10, 2019

    This week sees the release of The Hustle, a film which shares its name with the grifter-based BBC show and acts as a gender-reverse remake of 1988’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

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  • Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Review

    Friday, May 10, 2019

    Pokémon is a 1990’s-spawned Japanese computer game series involving pocket monsters. How do I know this? I googled it – like many other similarly uninitiated film-reviewers who turned up for Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

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  • Amazing Grace Review

    Thursday, May 9, 2019

    I sat down to watch Sydney Pollack and Alan Elliot’s Amazing Grace hoping it would be an informative and moving account of Aretha Franklin’s life. It’s not, but that’s no bad thing.

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  • Dragged Across Concrete Review

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    Steven Craig Zahler, the man behind brilliantly violent films Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in Cell Block 99, is back with a brutal new film, Dragged Across Concrete.

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  • The Sisters Brothers Review

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your kin. It’s a kin’ problem that Jacques Audiard gets to the heart of in The Sisters Brothers

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  • The White Crow Review

    Friday, March 22, 2019

    Directed by and featuring Ralph Fiennes, The White Crow tells the story of Rudolf Nureyev’s journey from his birth on The Trans-Siberian Express to his emergence as a ballet prodigy

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  • Everybody Knows Review

    Friday, March 8, 2019

    Do you know what’s Spanish for Eastenders? Come on, Everybody Knows
    – which just so happens to be the name of Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz’s new
    film.

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  • The kindergarten teacher

    The Kindergarten Teacher Review

    Wednesday, March 6, 2019

    I don’t remember any of my primary school teachers, and I’m pretty sure none of them remember me. After watching The Kindergarten Teacher, I’m starting to think this might be a good thing.

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  • Evil Dead 2 4k Blu-ray review

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    Evil Dead 2 is the gateway movie of my life, and it has a lot to answer for.

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  • Frankie-Hyde-Peace in Cheating-Death

    Cheating Death at the Cockpit Playhouse Review

    Friday, March 1, 2019

    SBC’s premier theatre critic and bon viveur bit his thumb in the direction of Marylebone in search of a good time, and Cheating Death at the Cockpit Playhouse.

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May
10

The Hustle Review

This week sees the release of The Hustle, a film which shares its name with the grifter-based BBC show and acts as a gender-reverse remake of 1988’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

Read More
May
10

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Review

Pokémon is a 1990’s-spawned Japanese computer game series involving pocket monsters. How do I know this? I googled it – like many other similarly uninitiated film-reviewers who turned up for Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Read More

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May
9

Amazing Grace Review

I sat down to watch Sydney Pollack and Alan Elliot’s Amazing Grace hoping it would be an informative and moving account of Aretha Franklin’s life. It’s not, but that’s no bad thing.

Read More
Apr
18

Dragged Across Concrete Review

Steven Craig Zahler, the man behind brilliantly violent films Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in Cell Block 99, is back with a brutal new film, Dragged Across Concrete.

Read More
Apr
3

The Sisters Brothers Review

You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your kin. It’s a kin’ problem that Jacques Audiard gets to the heart of in The Sisters Brothers

Read More
Mar
22

The White Crow Review

Directed by and featuring Ralph Fiennes, The White Crow tells the story of Rudolf Nureyev’s journey from his birth on The Trans-Siberian Express to his emergence as a ballet prodigy

Read More
Mar
8

Everybody Knows Review

Do you know what’s Spanish for Eastenders? Come on, Everybody Knows
– which just so happens to be the name of Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz’s new
film.

Read More
The kindergarten teacher
Mar
6

The Kindergarten Teacher Review

I don’t remember any of my primary school teachers, and I’m pretty sure none of them remember me. After watching The Kindergarten Teacher, I’m starting to think this might be a good thing.

Read More

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