DREAMLAND - JENNIE KERMODE - 15967

Most filmgoers familiar with director Bruce McDonald will know him from his 2008 film Pontypool , one of the smartest and most unconventional...

BIAS - JENNIE KERMODE - 15966

Robin Hauser opens her documentary about prejudice with a riddle. It's an old one, around since at least the 1970s, designed to surprise...

 
 
 

STRAY DOLLS - JENNIE KERMODE - 15965

A stranger comes to town, taciturn and world-weary, hoping to find work and quietly build a new life. Meets a blonde who is sometimes...

Streaming Spotlight - Wildlife documentaries by Amber Wilkinson

STREAMING SPOTLIGHT - WILDLIFE DOCUMENTARIES BY AMBER WILKINSON

African Cats If you've been watching the tale of big cat sales and venal scheming in The Tiger King on Netflix or you caught up with...

 
 
 

INSIDE THE RAIN - JANE FAE - 15964

Inside the Rain is a challenging film. Challenging because, yes, it sets out to challenge our view of how society deals with people...

Hal Willner dies in New York by Anne-Katrin Titze - 2020-04-10 17:04:07

HAL WILLNER DIES IN NEW YORK BY ANNE-KATRIN TITZE - 2020-04-10 17:04:07

Hal Willner with Paul Shaffer and Ralph Steadman at the For No Good Reason reception, hosted by Sony Pictures Classics' co-presidents...

 
 
 

WHO YOU THINK I AM - RICHARD MOWE - 15961

At a time when social media fantasies have a habit of merging with harsh realities, this hypnotic psychological drama could not be...

BAGHDAD IN MY SHADOW - AMBER WILKINSON - 15962

There's a lot going on in this thriller about the Iraqi diaspora in London - both in terms of narrative content and filmmaking bells...

 
 
 

A THREAD OF DECEIT: THE HART FAMILY TRAGEDY - JENNIE KERMODE - 15963

Sarah and Jennifer Hart lived quietly with their children in Woodland, in Washington state, for the last year of their lives. Although...

THE IRON MASK - ANDREW ROBERTSON - 15960

There's a lot going on here. Indeed, like Flash Gordon or The Phantom Menace this is a film whose bombast and ambition is compromised...

 
 
 

ABOU LEILA - AMBER WILKINSON - 15959

Who Abou Leila is will not be revealed until a considerable way into Amin Sidi-Boumédine's dark psychodrama, which considers the collateral...

Cannes vetos digital option by Richard Mowe - 2020-04-07 19:21:02

CANNES VETOS DIGITAL OPTION BY RICHARD MOWE - 2020-04-07 19:21:02

Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Frémaux: 'Directors of ‘films' are driven by the idea of showing their movies on a big screen'...

 
 
 

FOUR KIDS AND IT - JANE FAE - 15958

Stuck for ways to keep your darling kiddliwinks occupied during the lockdown? If they like film - and especially if they like film...

INNER CITY RATS - JENNIE KERMODE - 15957

It begins with two young men plotting a robbery. Originally their plan had been to steal from houses, but they've just shopped at a...

 
 
 

HONOR BLACKMAN DIES AT 94 BY AMBER WILKINSON - 2020-04-06 18:28:05

Just heard the very sad news that dear Honor has died. What a woman she was- fiercely bright, superbly funny and a wonderful actress...

Stay-At-Home Seven: April 6-11 by Amber Wilkinson

STAY-AT-HOME SEVEN: APRIL 6-11 BY AMBER WILKINSON

Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine in Alfred Hitchock's Rebecca en - you can read week three here plus our recent Streaming Spotlight...

 
 
 

ROGUE WARFARE: DEATH OF A NATION - JENNIE KERMODE - 15955

If you ask soldiers what it's actually like to fight in wars in the Middle East, they'll tell you two things: that for long periods...

AGATHA AND THE TRUTH OF MURDER - JENNIE KERMODE - 15956

On Monday the 12th of January 1920, a young woman by the name of Florence Nightingale Shore - goddaughter of the heroine of the Crimean...

 
 
 

DANGER CLOSE (2019) - 37477 DVD REVIEW BY AMBER WILKINSON

This is a bare-bones DVD release from Signature Entertainment. The film is also available on digital download...

DANGER CLOSE - ANDREW ROBERTSON - 15953

The Battle of Long Tan is a striking event in Australia complex military history. That Anzac forces participated in Vietnam is certainly...

 
 
 



Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's next big update lets you play as Captain Price

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's next big update lets you play as Captain Price

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is about to receive a slew of new content as part of its Season 4 update, with new playable characters on the way including the fan-favorite... Read more ...

Ruby Rose addresses Batwoman exit: “Those who know, know”

Ruby Rose addresses Batwoman exit: “Those who know, know”

Former Batwoman star Ruby Rose has teased more information about her shock exit from the DC Comics superhero show. Last week, fans were surprised to learn Ruby Rose had quit... Read more ...

YouTube star Myka Stauffer 'rehomes' autistic son after adopting him from China

YouTube star Myka Stauffer 'rehomes' autistic son after adopting him from China

Influencer Myka Stauffer has admitted she's given up her son Huxley, four, after discovering he had 'special needs we were not aware of' Read more ...

‘Looter shot dead by pawn shop owner' during George Floyd riots

‘Looter shot dead by pawn shop owner' during George Floyd riots

Chaos erupted in Minneapolis after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd A suspected looter was reportedly gunned down by a pawn shop owner amid riots over a white... Read more ...

Pret to reopen 200 more branches - the full list of stores reopening from June 1

Pret to reopen 200 more branches - the full list of stores reopening from June 1

To ensure social distancing for employees in Pret kitchens, each site will offer a restricted menu, while perspex screens will be fitted to reduce any form of social contact Read more ...

Dutch GP's Formula 1 return moved back to 2021 season

Dutch GP's Formula 1 return moved back to 2021 season

The return of the Dutch Grand Prix will now have to wait until next year after organisers confirmed the postponed event will not be rescheduled when the 2020 season begins. Read more ...

What did Emily Maitlis say about Dominic Cummings and why did she miss...

What did Emily Maitlis say about Dominic Cummings and why did she miss Newsnight?

Emily Maitlis opened Tuesday's Newsnight with a hard-hitting monologue about Dominic Cummings Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis has received an outpouring of support as she... Read more ...

Gareth Taylor announced as Manchester City Women's new head coach

Gareth Taylor announced as Manchester City Women's new head coach

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Matt Hancock Refuses Four Times To Say If Dominic Cummings Did The Right Thing

Matt Hancock Refuses Four Times To Say If Dominic Cummings Did The Right Thing

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Matt Hancock has repeatedly refused to say he believes... Read more ...

Emmerdale spoilers: Belle Dingle to suffer mental health setback at Jamie...

Emmerdale spoilers: Belle Dingle to suffer mental health setback at Jamie Tate betrayal?

EMMERDALE fans could see Belle Dingle return to a dark place in upcoming weeks after Jamie Tate turns his back on her once their affair is exposed. Read more ...