Saturday, May 19, 2018

In My Room

Ulrich Köhler’s IN MY ROOM is an inventive and largely compelling take on the ‘last man on earth’ scenario, writes Tina Kendall.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Girls of the Sun

GIRLS OF THE SUN is told from the perspective of Mathilde who is a French journalist writing an article about “the truth” of women fighting ISIS in Kurdistan.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story

SOLO has a nice shiny, squeaky Disney feel to it and lacks the rugged authenticity of the other films, writes Elle Haywood at the Cannes Film Festival.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The House That Jack Built

Lars Von Trier delivers another uncomfortable cinematic viewing… Elle Haywood reports back from the Cannes premiere.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cannes Film Festival Blog#1

Elle Haywood reflects on her first couple of days at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, with fellow Take One reps Tina, Juanita, Jess and Catarina.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018


BLACKKLANSMAN is an astonishing comeback for Spike Lee, writes Juanita Samson.

Thursday, May 10, 2018


Diablo Cody’s third women-in-modern-America story is sharp and comical but ends with a tricksy whiff of Shyamalan, writes Andrew Nickolds.

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Finding romance amid the Nazi ravages of World War 2 is nothing new in the movies, but Guernsey is a long way from Casablanca in every sense.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The rebellion of youth

Elle Haywood reviews and shares Sir Michael Caine’s insights into David Batty’s MY GENERATION.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Post

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