Sometimes a great piece of song-casting at the end of the picture can propel an already excellent film into greatness—here are the five best closing songs
Alex Hurst, the director of the upcoming student short film Hostage, tells us about the film’s production through the University of Manchester’s new filmmaking society
Bridge of Spies succeeds as a decent espionage drama, and bears many of Steven Spielberg’s best and worst tendencies
Blanche McIntyre brings her interpretation of Ted Hughes’ concise translation of The Oresteia to Manchester’s HOME
Aside from outstanding visuals in the final act, The Walk is largely a bore that drags along at the titular pace
Our pick for what to watch this Welcome Week is the Manchester-set 70s crime drama Life on Mars
James Moules shares the results of The Mancunion’s Oscar Predictions Poll, in which the Film Section’s editors and contributors told us who they think will win in the major categories on Oscar night, and who they reckon should win if it were solely down to them
James Moules explains why catching up with the hit show American Horror Story would be well worth your while
After a trip to see the classic war film at the Cornerhouse, James Moules was all too eager to share his thoughts.
Although the plot often stretches plausibility, Victoria remains an entertaining and technically impressive drama
Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin is a stunningly beautiful yet subtle film that represents martial arts cinema at its absolute finest
Aaron Sorkin’s sharp writing, Danny Boyle’s energetic direction and Michael Fassbender’s note-perfect performance make this unconventional biopic of Steve Jobs unmissable
Now in its ninth season since its revival, Doctor Who has surged back to top form following a pair of lacklustre series
Akira Kurosawa’s influential masterpiece, Rashomon, is essential viewing for all lovers of world cinema
James Moules reckons that Black Mirror is a bleak masterpiece of 21st Century television
James Moules says that this Alan Turing biopic succeeds thanks to director Morten Tyldum’s strong eye for detail and Benedict Cumberbatch’s knockout performance.
Editor James Moules gives glowing praise to the latest John le Carré film adaptation.