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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...
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Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio – Review

There have been at least twenty four cinematic adaptations of Pinocchio, Carlo Collodi’s story of the wooden boy brought to life. Three of these appeared in 2022 alone. Surely, there cannot be any mo...
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Six of the Best: MCU Villains

Every good superhero needs a great villain. Someone to rally against; to do battle with; to save the rest of us mere mortals from. The latest entry to phase two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe ̵...
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Nightmare Alley (2022) – Review

Neo-noir, so often, can be style over substance. Sumptuous to look at but severely lacking in authentic characters and narrative arcs. So, has “master of the spectacle” Guillermo del Toro succeeded i...

Ocean’s 8

The first thing to note about the reboot of the Ocean’s series is the complete lack of controversy about it. Other high profile films have encountered the wrath of the Internet fuckwits that feel tha...
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Thor: Ragnarok

Taiki Waititi has done something pretty incredible with Thor: Ragnarok – he’s created a film that is both distinctly his own and a recognisable part of the Marvel Universe. It’s a film that blends th...

Girls On Film And Why I Want To Be The Hero

Fired up by the deeply moving Suffragette and the recent press about sexism in Hollywood, I have been thinking about the inequality in an art form that I love so much, I don’t think I could have made...

BFI London Film Festival starts today

Now in its 59th year, the London Film Festival (LFF) opens today. The twelve day festival begins with a gala screening of the new Carey Mulligan film Suffragette. Over the course of the festival ther...

Cinderella trailer

Disney studios continue their attempt to take over the entire film world with the future release of the classic tale of Cinderella. This time the beloved tale will be a live action adventure, in the ...