Friday, April 19, 2019

Few surprises at the steady, if dull, Baftas, says our critic

It wasn't exactly a huge surprise at the Baftas that the favourite – The Favourite – went on to scoop a...

Review: Lack of remorse makes new Bundy doc even more chilling

A generation was left reeling by the tragic, horrific crimes of serial killer Ted Bundy. Now, the so-called Netflix...

Another fine mess you’ll enjoy in new movie, Stan & Ollie

It seems that 2019 isn’t off to a great start, so far, with bitter winds and snow to the south, and all...

Wholly original Irish film gets prestigious premiere at Sundance

There’s an Irish influence at Sundance Film Festival this year, with an Irish-made film getting its premiere at the prestigious US event....

Does anybody know anything about Cinema’s future now?

IN 1983, the late, great writer, screenwriter – and one helluva sharp cookie, William Goldman – first released his razor-sharp guide to...

The best (and the rest) of 2018

WELL, what a year that was! For all the talk of ‘the end of Cinema’ that some had started 2018 with, it turned out to...

Newest version of Robin Hood shoots, but just misses the mark

Here we go again. Cinema’s constant, baffling attempts to pick up the story of a certain Merry Men-loving rogue underdog hailing all the way...

A Star Is Born far from Shallow

Since its release, musical-drama A Star is Born (Cert 15A, 136 mins) has been considered by many as an Oscar frontrunner. It’s a bold...

Cinema Review: Something of a battle Royale

Now that we’ve finally hit mid-October, we’re in familiar territory in a variety of media landscapes as a wide range of top new games,...

A Belfast-set beauty of a film

There are few words that can strike fear – or at least a sinking feeling – into the hearts of a reviewer quite as...

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