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Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Anyone being: John Travolta, Woody Allen, Kevin Spacey (and the list goes on…)

Irrational Man

HOME Pick of the Week: Irrational Man

The new Woody Allen film, Irrational Man, is neither one to win over those unfamiliar with the director’s style, nor one to please his current fans

Photo: Sony Pictures

Cornerhouse Pick of the Week: Magic in the Moonlight

Andriana Hambi has had enough of 20s jazz.


Are you enjoying comfortably?

George explores how far our enjoyment of an filmmakers’ is affected by our knowledge of their less glamorous private lives


Oscars 2014 Predictions: Best Screenplay

It all begins with the screenplay, Angus Harrison tells us which stories he believes are the most Oscar-worthy this year

Blanchett is the one to beat at this year's Oscars

Review: Blue Jasmine

Robbie reviews Woody Allen’s latest offering


Currently showing – September 2013

Whilst not quite awards season, we can certainly hear the engines starting as a greater proportion of independent and heavier films see release. Here is a slice of what you can see over the next couple of weeks.

Erasing your memory of an ex is the opposite of romance in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Photo: Focus Features

Top 5: Anti-rom-coms

Parizad gives us her top 5 films that break the rom-com formula

Woody Allen in his latest romantic-comedy

Woody Allen: the most charming egoist in modern cinema

Jessie Cohen on egos, gender and what’s next for the movie-making wonder

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris Review

Woody, Wilson and Whimsy

Police Chief Marge in 'Fargo'

Top 5: Movie heroines

Sinead Bird counts down her favourite movie heroines