The Post

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Elle Haywood examines why “The Post” is so relevant in today’s contemporary world of journalism and political accountability.

Lawks A Mercy


Andrew Nickolds compares two films on the same subject – the attempted round-the-world voyage by amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst, for which the term ‘ill-fated’ is a grotesque understatement …

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri


With THREE BILLBOARDS, McDonagh has reached again for the high bar he’s set himself, writes April McIntyre.

Happy End


Haneke’s mischief-making social satire is reminiscent of late Bunuel, writes Andrew Nickolds.

Aquarius +Q&A


Mendonça has brought such warmth, humour and sensitivity to this piece, and AQUARIUS deserves to be seen by as many as possible, writes Ben Jones.

Murder on the Orient Express


Was this journey really necessary? Andrew Nickolds helps you decide.

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool


This year’s Surprise Film at the Cambridge Film Festival was FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL, directed by Paul McGuigan. But was it a nice surprise?



A resonant, deceptively impressionistic portrait of young women on the cusp of adulthood.

Becoming Cary Grant


BECOMING CARY GRANT simultaneously offers too much and not enough information in what becomes a muddled piece of work, writes Andrew Nickolds.

In Search of Colour


A selection of shorts from 1907-1914, most newly restored, showcasing the innovative, two-colour ‘Kinemacolor’ process.

King of the Belgians


A stiff Belgian monarch takes an unexpected road trip across Europe in this poker-faced mockumentary.

Student Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer


Yorgos Lanthimos delivers spectacularly with his second British made film and his sixth feature, which comes just two short years after 2015’s THE LOBSTER.

Shorts: Beneath The Surface


Elle Haywood reviews the “Beneath the Surface” strand of short films at Cambridge Film Festival.

Student Review: Habit

Habit Feat

HABIT is a breath of fresh air to a genre dominated largely by the US and is definitely not one to be missed, writes Jessica Tickle.



WILDERNESS, directed by Justin John Doherty and written by Neil Fox, is an absorbing study of a seemingly blissful relationship, gone awry over a weekend getaway. Starring Katherine Davenport and James Barnes, the drama paints a convincing portrait of a relationship bursting with intensity, yet battling some very realistic struggles. Jon and Alice, the film’s [...]