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Review: The Goldfinch

Jasmine Bennett discusses whether or not The Goldfinch is as much of a masterpiece as its namesake

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

Review: Joker

Georgina Davidson reviews Joker; which promises a dark twist down into a bleakly lit Gotham city, but does Philip’s film reveal a somewhat troubling social commentary?

Darkly comic and quintessentially British, Staten Cousins Roe’s A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is a memorable addition to 2019’s Grimmfest line-up, writes Deputy Film Editor Josh Sandy

Grimmfest 2019: 4×4

Argentine crime-thriller 4×4 will make you clench your cheeks and laugh out loud in turn, writes Head Film Editor Tobias Soar

Review: Hustlers

Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers is a revealing, hilarious and brutally honest depiction of stripping from a uniquely female perspective, writes Izzy Sharp

Review: Ready or Not

Writer Tom Kuson rolls the dice and sees what Risks the horror-comedy takes as it climbs Snakes and Ladders to its conclusion (Sorry about the puns)

Review: World on Fire

The BBC One Premiere of new Sunday night drama World on Fire was held at Manchester Cathedral, and writers Ella and Tilly were on the scene

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Review: The Laundromat

Steven Soderbergh’s stylish direction combines with a characteristic standout performance from Meryl Streep in Netflix’s The Laundromat

Abe Forsythe’s zom-com Little Monsters is a hilarious, heartwarming and riotously fun addition to Grimmfest’s 2019 line-up, writes Deputy Film Editor Josh Sandy

Grimmfest 2019: Rabid

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

Tobias Soar reviews The Pierce Brothers’ 2019 tale of the witch-next-door, screened at Grimmfest this month

Review: Judy

Renée Zellweger shines bright as the beloved Judy Garland in Rupert Goold’s dazzling biopic Judy, writes Sarah Findley

Jason Cabell’s directorial debut, Running with the Devil, is gifted with a dream concpet and an all-star cast, but still leaves a lot to be desired, writes Carl Fitzgerald

Review: The Farewell

Writer Will Johnston reviews The Farewell, the much-anticipated A24 film starring Awkwafina