Saturday Night, Sunday Morning and the Rebellion of Youth

Like many British films in its day, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) features an angry young man - but this one doesn’t know...

Michael Collins: A fun but misleading piece of pseudohistory

In 1996, Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire) directed Michael Collins, a biopic focusing on the life of the titular Irish...
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Doctor Who Series 11 Episode 4 ‘Arachnids in the UK’

One would think giant spiders would be the perfect premise for a classic Doctor Who story. After all, the show has built up a...

Superheroes, selflessness and interventionism

Despite the oft-criticised saturation of the superhero genre in recent years, a large audience knows and loves the action-filled, popcorn-guzzling films that continue to...

London Film Festival Review: Roma – the mundane is quietly miraculous

A dripping tap, laundry suspended on a clothesline against the sky, soapy water rushing along paving stone, a dog barking from behind a gate....

London Film Festival Review: Lee Chang-Dong’s Burning

Some films resist an in-depth review. With Burning, the sentiment is two-fold, for not only is Lee Chang-Dong’s newest feature so crucially dependent upon...