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Featuring a standout performance from Elizabeth Moss, Leigh Whannell’s adaptation of HG Wells’ 1897 novel is a masterclass in updating a classic character for the 21st century, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: The Lighthouse

Robert Eggers steers far from a sophomore slump with this atmospheric horror punctuated by sledgehammer performances from Robert Pattinson and Wilem Defoe, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Queen and Slim

Review: Queen and Slim

Carl Fitzgerald reviews the frustrating tale of two runaways, starring Jodie Turner-Smith and Daniel Kaluuya

Review: Knives Out

Featuring an all-star cast and a brilliant script, Rian Johnson’s Knives Out is an innovative and enthralling take on the classic Agatha Christie-style whodunnit, writes Carl Fitzerald

Review: Last Christmas

Despite its potential, Paul Feig’s Wham-quoting Christmas rom-com wastes its stars’ talent and fails at meaningful social comment, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: Doctor Sleep

30 years after The Shining’s release, its long-awaited sequel proves, despite some flaws, to be a worthy successor to Stanley Kubrick’s masterpice, writes Carl Fitzgerald

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Review: Countdown

Carl Fitzgerald reviews the painfully unscary poorly made and cartoonishly misjudged urban legend phone-horror movie

Review: Werewolf

Adrian Panek’s Werewolf is a grim, but ultimately powerful and moving exploration of humanity under the most dehumanising of circumstances, writes Carl Fitzgerald

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Review: Little Joe

Carl Fitzgerald reviews Jessica Hausner’s “stunning” and “fantastically creepy” plant-based thriller

Review: Naked Lunch

This abstract Burroughs adaptation is simultaneously Cronenberg’s grimmest and funniest film, earning a spot at HOME’s latest season on ‘unfilmable’ books, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: The Nightingale

Following on from The Babadook, Jennifer Kent’s latest film The Nightingale proves a searing depiction of colonialism and the intersection of oppression fronted by stellar performances, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Photo: Pete Linforth @ Pixabay

Review: Frozen 2

Despite the critically-acclaimed magic of its smash-hit predecessor, due to poor plotting, awkward pacing and musical mis-steps, Frozen 2 has certainly let it go, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: The Good Liar

Despite starring A-class talent, Bill Condon’s stylish crime thriller struggles under the weight of its often ludicrous plot twists, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Despite its length, Francois Ozon’s Catholic abuse scandal-based drama By the Grace of God is a beautifully crafted and fascinating portrayal of the effects of trauma, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Grimmfest 2019: Rabid

Carl Fitzgeral reviews the Soska Sisters’ latest gory horror film at Grimmfest 2019