Reviews

The Green Knight

By Hannah Strong

Dev Patel and Ralph Ineson face off in David Lowery’s adaptation of a popular Arthurian legend, with stylish results.

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Sweetheart

By Marina Ashioti

Teenage romance blossoms by the seaside in first-time director Marley Morrison’s caravan park-set coming-of-ager.

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Oasis Knebworth 1996

By Lou Thomas

The inside story of one of the great concerts in British rock ’n’ roll history is a welcome dose of ’90s nostalgia.

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Balloon

By David Jenkins

This gentle sex comedy set among a Tibetan rural community explores intimacy, family and the hardships of life.

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The Many Saints of Newark

By Hannah Strong

Tony Soprano’s teenage years take centre stage in Alan Taylor’s prequel to the legendary television series.

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The Alpinist

By Marina Ashioti

This gripping biopic of the enigmatic Marc-André Leclerc captures the essence of solo alpine free climbing.

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Cry Macho

By Charles Bramesco

At 91, Clint Eastwood delivers a low-slung neo-western charmer about an old dude taking one final shot at redemption.

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Fauci

By David Jenkins

A boilerplate but revealing profile documentary on famed American immunologist Anthony Fauci.

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Prisoners of the Ghostland

By Hannah Strong

Merchants of chaos Nicolas Cage and Sion Sono team up for a fleet-fisted tale of redemption and uprising.

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A Brixton Tale

By Leslie Byron Pitt

There’s plenty to admire in this social drama from first-time directors Bertrand Desrochers and Darragh Carey.

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Gunpowder Milkshake

By Charles Bramesco

Karen Gillan leads an all-star squad of female contract assassins in Navot Papushado’s all-action misfire.

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The Story of Looking

By Laura Venning

Documentary maker Mark Cousins gets personal with this eye-opening essay film about the history of human vision.

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

By Emily Maskell

Tom MacRae and Dan Gillespie Sells’ hit West End show is fabulously translated to the big screen.

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Rose Plays Julie

By David Jenkins

A young woman tracks down her biological mother in Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy’s gripping study of trauma and identity.

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Herself

By Hannah Strong

Clare Dunne gives a captivating performance as a woman rebuilding her life after escaping an abusive relationship.

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The Collini Case

By Marina Ashioti

Morality, justice and the limits of the law are explored in this clichéd adaptation of Ferdinand von Schirach’s bestselling novel.

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Ninjababy

By Ariel Klinghoffer

An amateur cartoonist meets her unborn child in Norwegian writer/director Yngvild Sve Flikke’s irreverent comedy.

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