The focus of discussion surrounding the 2011 tragedy is put back on the victims’ experience thanks to Poppe’s remarkable film. The question and answer panel, hosted at HOME, consisted of director Erik Poppe and lead actor Andrea Berntzen along with real survivors of the attack, Lisa Marie Husby and Ole Slyngstadli
A review of Paul Greengrass’s drama depicting the 2011 terror attacks in Norway and their fallout among the survivors.
Brutal, strange, and featuring Nicolas Cage at his insane, over-the-top best, Mandy is an instant cult-classic.
Part-home invasion horror, part-jealousy melodrama, The Cleaning Lady is a an initially shocking film that struggles to stand out in its genre
The 80s themed tale of a killer-next-door was shown at Grimmfest 2018, shocking audiences with an explosive, violent final act
Tom Hardy’s much-anticipated Marvel debut doesn’t really live up to the hype
At first glance, the film may be seen as just another tale of a damsel in distress, but upon closer inspection, Casablanca is a romantic fantasy that has made an everlasting impact on cinema as a whole
Urussa Malik reviews Desiree Akhavan’s third project, The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Izzy Sharp compares the adaptations of ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ from 1975 and 2018, pitting Weir’s entry against the modern iteration from Kondracki
Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a radical film that is profoundly shocking in both style and content, fostering a powerful sense of unease in the viewer. Almost 30 years after its release, it still has the capacity to disturb, writes Ashwin Tharoor
The Mancunion reviews Drew Goddard’s mystery thriller ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ – a film reliant on aesthetics and shirtless cameos.
Adrian Kanyoli lends his praise to Damien Chazelle’s latest feature-length but asks if it deviates too much from the norm for mainstream appeal.
Even with the best will in the world, national treasure Rowan Atkinson doesn’t have the comedic strength to keep this titanic failure afloat
Review of Tehran Taboo; an immersive film of untold stories set in Tehran.
Emotional, funny, and featuring a killer soundtrack, A Star is Born will surely go down as one of 2018’s greatest films.
Georgia Church reviews one of Netflix’s new rom-coms, Set It Up
Frank Radcliffe-Adams reviews ‘Hold’ a debut novel written by Michael Donkor, an Observer New Face for Fiction 2018, and published by 4th Estate