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James Gill

Photo: Black Bear Pictures

Review: Gold

In the gold rush of gold rush films, not every one will hit the jackpot

Apaches Entertainment

Review: A Monster Calls

James Gill’s thoughts on the adaptation of Patrick Ness’s highly acclaimed novel

Photo: Cross Creek Pictures

Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge represents Mel Gibson’s triumphant return to directing after a decade away from the chair

Photo: Regency Enterprises

Review: Assassin’s Creed

Stick to the Assassin’s Creed video games, because the film is a disappointment

Photo: Sikelia Productions

Review: Silence

Silence is a leap of faith that did not pay off

Photo: Netflix

Review: Sky Ladder – The Art of Cai Guo-Quiang

Kevin MacDonald’s Sky Ladder explores the artistic process behind his work, the origins of his illustrious career, and the shackles of patriotic ‘collaboration’

Photo: album artwork

Album: The xx – I See You

The interplay between the xx’s members is evident in an album which is both instrumentally varied and emotionally intimate, making I See You their strongest album yet, writes James Gill

Photo: Endgame Entertainment

Review: Snowden

Snowden successfully brings forward the issue of personal sacrifice for a greater good

Photo: Album Artwork

Album: Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love

Childish Gambino confidently trades rap for funk with his latest release, writes James Gill

Photo: GK Films

Review: Allied

Allied is the epitome of Hollywood classic cinema