Hulu, iPlayer, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Normal People (2020)

Full disclosure: I haven’t read the book (by Sally Rooney) that Normal People (now on iPlayer in the UK and Hulu in the US) is based on, so I’m not judging this an adaptation. Normal People has a lot of talented people on the cast…

Features

JumpCut’s Top 50 of the Decade

The JumpCut team are reflecting back on the decade we just waved goodbye to and have come together to vote for their Top 50 films of the last decade. The team each compiled their own list of 50 films and, following a points based system…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: The Little Stranger (2018)

The Gothic genre has had something of a revival in recent years, particularly focusing on the theme of gas-lighting, which feels especially relevant now in the era of “Time’s Up” and “Me Too.” We have had ‘Stoker’ (2013), ‘Crimson Peak’ (2015), ‘Lady Macbeth’ (2016), ‘My…

Reel Women

Reel Women: September UK Releases

Welcome to September’s edition of Reel Women, the feature that highlights the films being released in the UK that are written and/or directed by women. This month there’s a whole host of different films made by women to choose from, both at the cinema and…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Room (2016)

There’s been murmurs for months about ‘Room’ and how we can all expect this film to take awards season by storm. Only problem is – as is the case every year – there’s a lot of competition out there, and a lot of other films…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Frank (2014)

It’s always fun when you find an unexpected gem on Netflix. I’m not talking about the films you probably should have seen. I’m not talking about the mainstream films you hear about on daytime talk shows. I’m talking about the movies that come out of…