The Teacher

The Teacher – Review

It is timely that writer / director Farah Nabulsi should make her feature-length debut on the festival circuit. Her Oscar-nominated short, The Present, focuses on the seemingly impossible act of buyi...
Occupied-City

Occupied City – Review

A middle-aged man sits quietly on his balcony, eyes closed, soaking up the sun. Two teenagers sing The Corrs’ Breathless into their phones. Skaters gather on a frozen canal. Whistles, bells and drums...
Filip Netflix

Filip – Review

The tagline on the poster for Michal Kwiecinski’s Filip reads “Scoundrel? Hero? Victim?” and that perfectly sums up the tone and style of this film. At times sumptuous and erotic, at others violent a...
Oppenheimer film review

Oppenheimer – Review

“Now I am become Death, destroyer of worlds.” Christopher Nolan’s biopic of J. Robert Oppenheimer, based on Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherman’s book, American Prometheus, weaves effortlessly between the...
The Worst Person in the World

Top 10 Films of 2022 – Mary’s Picks

It’s that time of year again when I realise that I have watched absolutely nothing. (If you’ve listened to our podcasts, you’ll also know this to be the case.) You only have to look...
Munich The Edge of War MAIN

Munich: The Edge of War – Review

A World War Two film where not a single bullet is fired; not a single trip to the front is made; not a bombed out London terrace in sight. Rather, the looming spectre of war casts a shadow across Eur...
Vicious Fun

Top Ten Films of 2021 – Mary’s Picks

Whilst this year really does feel like we are firmly stuck in The Matrix, the good news is that cinemas have been open again for several months. Other restrictions have remained in place but cinema, ...
The King's Man

The King’s Man – Review

The last time we saw The King’s Man organisation back in 2017’s The Golden Circle, Eggsy and Harry were teaming up with their US counterparts in order to save the world (and the King’s Man agency) fr...
Quo Vadis Aida

Quo Vadis, Aida? – Review

The Bosnian War – the result of the break up of Yugoslavia amongst other issues – raged from April 1992 until December 1995. Ethnic cleansing was common practice, through either mass murder or forced...