A dazzling rap musical against the epidemic of gun violence amongst Chicago’s black communities, Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq is sensational. Chi-Raq CAUTION: Here be spoilers…
Director Amma Asante evokes a powerful interracial love story that threatened the British Empire.
Jim Jarmusch celebrates the extraordinariness of ordinary life in Paterson, starring Adam Driver. Paterson CAUTION: Here be spoilers Director Jim Jarmusch makes the ordinary…
Adapting Philip Roth’s novel, producer turned director James Schamus’ Indignation is a stylish but passionless feast of Fifties melancholia.
Flashily shot, ultra-violent and at times absurd. Paul Schrader’s fast-moving failed heist movie stars Nicholas Cage and Willem Dafoe. Dog Eat Dog CAUTION: Here…
In Makoto Shinkai’s haunting Japanese anime, two teenagers swap bodies and lives.
Young black political activism and idealism in London is revealed in Generation Revolution, a powerful documentary by first-time directors Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless.Read More
How the Obamas became the Obamas – Richard Tanne’s Southside With You is a charming biopic of their first date. Southside With You CAUTION:…Read More
An original supernatural horror movie set in Iran, Under the Shadow is an impressive debut for director Babak Anvari. Under the Shadow CAUTION: Here…Read More
Postmodern and Tarantino-esque, Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the Western classicRead More
Slick, glossy, visually exciting, Ryan Bonder’s The Brother is an attention-grabbing thriller. The Brother CAUTION: Here be spoilers The Brother is a story of…Read More
Sour Grapes is a highly entertaining documentary by Reuben Atlas and Jerry Rothwell that turns the inside story of a US wine counterfeiting scam…Read More
Hunt for the Wilderpeople is director Taika Waititi’s comedy adventure starring Sam Neill and Julian Dennison on the run in the New Zealand bush….Read More
Sean Ellis’s gripping and gruesome Second World War thriller shines a light on a little-known true story of heroism. Anthropoid CAUTION: Here be spoilers…Read More
In Hell or High Water,
British comedy ChickLit is director Tony Britten’s satirical take on the popular publishing phenomenon. ChickLit CAUTION: Here be spoilers ChickLit is a film rooted…Read More