Posts by Catherine Pearson

Postcards from London

By Catherine Pearson

This highly stylised drama follows a male escort’s journey through the neon-lit streets of Soho.

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A new film uses re-enactment to tell the story of a bizarre social experiment

By Catherine Pearson

Marcus Lindeen’s documentary The Raft reunites the participants of a radical social study.

Night School

By Catherine Pearson

Kevin Hart’s natural charisma brings some feel-good laughs to this uneven but politically aware comedy.

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How Sharp Objects helped me open up about my condition

By Catherine Pearson

The show’s depiction of the rare hair pulling disorder trichotillomania hit very close to home.

Netflix’s The Innocents puts a horror twist on teenage romance

By Catherine Pearson

It may look like your average YA fodder, but there’s something sinister lurking beneath the surface of this supernatural drama.

Blockers

By Catherine Pearson

Big laughs and big heart are the ingredients that lift this ribald teen sex comedy above the pack.

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Why I love Marisa Tomei’s performance in My Cousin Vinny

By Catherine Pearson

With her strong self-belief and striking dress sense, Mona Lisa Vito is a character we can all get behind.

With Wormwood, Errol Morris shows he’s still the master of true-crime

By Catherine Pearson

The director of The Thin Blue Line is back with a gripping Cold War-era murder mystery.

Why I love Paul Newman’s performance in Cool Hand Luke

By Catherine Pearson

The late Hollywood iconic lets his physical attributes do the talking in this classic prison drama.

A new documentary tells the forgotten story of Iraq’s Jews

By Catherine Pearson

Remember Baghdad sheds light on a painful chapter in the nation’s history.

Revisiting forgotten queer classic Prick Up Your Ears

By Catherine Pearson

This tragicomic Joe Orton biopic offers a fascinating glimpse into London’s hidden homosexual community.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

By Catherine Pearson

Dav Pilkey’s beloved children’s novels are brought to life in this funny, warm-hearted film for the whole family.

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Chasing Coral

By Catherine Pearson

Jeff Orlowski’s documentary explores why the world’s coral reefs are dying at an alarming rate.

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To the Bone exposes the shocking reality of living with an eating disorder

By Catherine Pearson

Marti Noxon’s directorial debut is disturbing but essential viewing.

A new film reveals that our free press is under serious threat

By Catherine Pearson

Nobody Speak looks at how Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker has changed the media landscape.

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