On Screen Archive


Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester
22nd April 2022

Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester

Stratagem, starring Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge, plays at Manchester’s AO Arena as part of its UK tour
Golden Oldies: Atonement (2007)
19th April 2022

Golden Oldies: Atonement (2007)

As part of the Golden Oldies series, Sophie Hicks looks back on Atonement
VIVA 2022: Josefina
17th April 2022

VIVA 2022: Josefina

Viva 2022: A well worked and intimate human drama about how we connect, and at times disconnect, from the strangers around us
MANIFF 2022: The Sleeping Negro
15th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: The Sleeping Negro

MANIFF 2022: At moments shocking, at times confusing, this is the black American commentary audiences have needed
MANIFF 2022: Balloon Animal
15th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: Balloon Animal

MANIFF 2022: A circus located in small-town America, a young woman looking beyond her families expectations, Balloon Animal is a coming of age story loaded with intrigue and depth
MANIFF 2022: The Great Movement
15th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: The Great Movement

The Great Movement shows great stylistic ambition but falls short with an unfocused storyline
MANIFF 2022: Nitram
13th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: Nitram

Revolving around the worst mass shooting in the history of modern Australia, Nitram opens a window into a sociopathic loner’s mind.
MANIFF 2022: The Falconer
13th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: The Falconer

MANIFF 2022: Based on a true story, The Falconer is a cinematic dream but loses audiences due to its meandering plot and irritating protagonists
MANIFF 2022: Atlas
13th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: Atlas

Atlas shows promise but relies too much on cliches and showy storytelling
MANIFF 2022: The Generation of Evil
12th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: The Generation of Evil

MANIFF 2022: This Lithuanian murder mystery delivers the excitement factor audiences love in such a thriller. It’s just a shame the audience I watched it with were so bad

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MANIFF 2022: Hostile
12th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: Hostile

MANIFF 2022: This documentary feature foregrounds the testimonies of those who have been most affected by Britain’s hostile immigration policies
Alternative Oscars: Who should have prevailed?
11th April 2022

Alternative Oscars: Who should have prevailed?

What if the current Oscar nominated films didn’t exist? We present our picks in our ‘Alternative Oscars’ list.
MANIFF 2022: I am Gen Z
9th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: I am Gen Z

MANIFF 2022: Examining a generation raised on social media, this documentary takes a dive into some of the most troubling aspects of Gen Z’s technological addictions.
The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone review
9th April 2022

The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone review

The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone: is it that much worse than its predecessors? Find out here
MANIFF 2022: Proxy Emotion
7th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: Proxy Emotion

MANIFF 2022: Korean sci-fi drama fails to offer anything other than a bland and predictable social critique
MANIFF 2022: Spaghetti Junction
7th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: Spaghetti Junction

MANIFF 2022: Kirby McClure’s debut feature is cinematically gorgeous but struggles to deliver an engaging and comprehensive plot
The Godfather Part II: Intergenerational conflict at the heart of mafia epic
6th April 2022

The Godfather Part II: Intergenerational conflict at the heart of mafia epic

This mafia masterpiece has more to say than just action, corruption and murder – at its core are pertinent questions about immigrant status and a changing set of values in the face of the ‘American Dream’.
MANIFF 2022: Poser
6th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: Poser

MANIFF 2022: Poser combines podcasting and niche musicians to depict the obsessions of a less basic than she’d like to admit young 20 something in New York
MANIFF 2022: The Feast
6th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: The Feast

MANIFF 2022: A creepy local Welsh girl, a glutinous aristocrat and a family rife with sinister greed constitute this unsettling contribution to folkloric horror
MANIFF 2022: Blank
6th April 2022

MANIFF 2022: Blank

MANIFF 2022: A witty mix of sci-fi horror and family melodrama, Natalie Kennedy delivers in her first foray into the genre

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