Film Review Articles

Review: Elle

Paul Verhoeven completes his quasi-female trilogy of sex, violence and independence, but does Isabelle Huppert’s Oscar-nominated performance get dragged down in the seething violence?

Review: Patriots Day

This subpar movie is based on the Boston marathon bombings

Review: Hidden Figures

An ordinary film about the extraordinary

Review: Captain Fantastic

Power to the people, stick it to the man

Review: Assassin’s Creed

Stick to the Assassin’s Creed video games, because the film is a disappointment

Review: Allied

Allied is the epitome of Hollywood classic cinema

Review: I, Olga Hepnarova

I, Olga Hepnarova is an emotionally charged insight into the mind of a mass murderer

Review: Indignation

First time director, James Schamus, has a welcome case of beginners luck with the triumphant Indignation

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

JK Rowling begins a new era of magic with the highly-anticipated prequel

Review: After Love

As a couple stare into the midsts of a divorce and a precarious living situation, an exploration of human complexity and emotion dominates Joachim Lafosse’s latest release

Review: Network

The four time Academy Award winning satirical classic

Review: Arrival

“Language is the cornerstone of civilisation”

Review: The Greasy Strangler

The Greasy Strangler relies too heavily on contrived plot and crude imagery to succeed as a comedy

Review: Under The Shadow

Under The Shadow breaks away from the over-used tropes of horror to create a refreshing but terrifying cinematic experience

Review: Sembene!

A documentary about the African culture and society, the arts, filmmaking and of course… the man himself

Review: The Girl on the Train

The bestseller does not live up to the high expectations

Review: The Girl With All The Gifts

This new spin on zombie films is not able to meet the full potential of the original stimulating story

Feature: Exploring the impact of Little Men

Eloïse Wright explores how gentrification and the domestic home are presented in Ira Sachs’ Little Men

Review: Everybody Wants Some!!

Linklater’s latest film celebrates American masculinity in all the wrong ways

Review: ‘Girl Shaped Love Drug’

GMFF founder Simon Powell presents the World Premiere of his first feature length film at the Greater Manchester Film Festival

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