• RAMS_2016

    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 ·

    RAMS is a poignant and witty shaggy sheep story about humanity, from the land of ice and fire, writes Amanda Randall.


  • THEPA1_2016

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 ·

    Sarah Acton offers a sneak preview of THE PASSING: a slow burning supernatural tale set in a remote Welsh mountain valley.

    The Passing

  • THEBI_2016

    Monday, February 8, 2016 ·

    Adam McKay brings a lightness of touch and some much needed comedy to the world of Wall Street, writes Sarah Longfield.

    The Big Short

  • TRUMB2_2016

    Friday, February 5, 2016 ·

    Trumbo is portrayed here as a sainted martyr of the American left, but the film falls short as an inclusive portrait of this complex man, writes Wyndham Wise.


  • YOUTH2_2015

    Thursday, February 4, 2016 ·

    YOUTH is a decadent representation of how, in the frantic run towards the future, it’s easy to forget to live mindfully in the present, writes Federica Roberti.


  • ASOCI_2015

    Wednesday, February 3, 2016 ·

    Faye Gentile speaks to the creator of A SOCIAL LIFE – a short film taking a sharp look at our social media addiction.

    A Social Life

  • JOY_2015

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016 ·

    JOY is a tale about how difficult it has always been for women to be taken seriously and to thrive in a man’s world, says Federica Roberti.


  • room feautre

    Sunday, January 31, 2016 ·

    Take a trip inside ROOM with Hannah Clarkson’s review.


Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The New Rijksmuseum

This documentary about the troubled redesign of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is as much about local politics and bureaucracy as it is about the museum’s masterpieces.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Steamboat Bill Junior

Live accompanist Neil Brand helped the action flow for STEAMBOAT BILL JUNIOR, screened at the Cambridge Film Festival.

Joel Basmann / Merlin Rose
Tuesday, September 8, 2015

As We Were Dreaming

AS WE WERE DREAMING maybe be generic, but it has enough fun and firepower to entertain most, writes Jim Moore.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Waste Land

WASTE LAND is the final part of Pieter Van Hees’s trilogy ANATOMY OF LOVE AND PAIN.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Von Caligari Zu Hitler

What does cinema know that we don’t?

legend feature
Tuesday, September 8, 2015


Tom Hardy is on mesmerising form as both Kray twins in this violent but stylish and often funny film, writes Garry Pope.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

La Famille Bélier

This French box office hit is both funny and emotional, but does it do its deaf characters a disservice?

earl and dying girl ben dalton
Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

There’s the feeling that this is a film about death made for the living, and that it’s a bit of a necessary failure…

Monday, September 7, 2015


Alison Rose’s documentary follows four astronomers embarking on a fiftieth anniversary re-enactment of an American road trip from their twenties and reflecting on the impact of their discoveries.

Monday, September 7, 2015

Tell Spring Not To Come This Year

What makes this doc different from many glazed war movies is that the brutal story is not told from the American point of view, but by those directly affected by it.