Posts by Ella Kemp

Teen Spirit – first look review

By Ella Kemp

Elle Fanning plays a young talent show hopeful in Max Minghella’s sweet-sounding directorial debut.

Angel – first look review

By Ella Kemp

The lives of a prostitute and a cyclist become intertwined over the course of a long, sensual night.

Boy Erased – first look review

By Ella Kemp

A mature central performance from Lucas Hedges anchors Joel Edgerton’s gay conversion therapy drama.

Christopher Robin

By Ella Kemp

Piglet, Pooh and Tigger too are brought back to life in this big-hearted Disney live-action animation.

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Netflix’s Set It Up is not your average millennial rom-com

By Ella Kemp

Claire Scanlon’s Manhattan meet-cute is a bouncy comedy with plenty to say about modern relationships.

At War – first look review

By Ella Kemp

Cannes darling Stephane Brizé returns with a trudging, cacophonous insight into the guts of industrial activism.

Sauvage – first look review

By Ella Kemp

This passionate debut from Camille Vidal-Naquet boldly challenges our perceptions of male sex workers.

Midnight Sun

By Ella Kemp

This teen-baiting romantic drama about a girl living with a rare disease is clichéd in the extreme.

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Lies We Tell

By Ella Kemp

Gabriel Byrne and Harvey Keitel slum it in the this subpar Brit gangster flick from Mitu Misra.

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No Stone Unturned

By Ella Kemp

Alex Gibney reopens a mysterious unsolved murder case in this incisive but frustratingly elusive documentary.

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In praise of Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie, Marvel’s long-awaited saviour

By Ella Kemp

The American actor’s latest scene-stealing performance shows what a female superhero should look like.

Base

By Ella Kemp

This strange and unsatisfying doc-fiction hybrid takes in the crazy world of BASE jumping.

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10 things to see at the UK Jewish Film Festival 2017

By Ella Kemp

A tribute to Jerry Lewis and a Bollywood dancing class are among the highlights of this year’s festival.

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